washer would not cycle unless lid switch manualy activated

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Ted From Hot Springs, SD

Aug 06, 2012

unpluged washer pulled away from wall. removed control panel rear plate. removed control panel mount screws n dislocated control panel. removed lid switch and noticed that the metal tab that activates switch was bent out of place. adjusted metal tab for proper switch action. installed a new switch just to avoid future problems and reinstalled everything. ran operational test.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lid Switch

Part Number: PS2021696

In Stock