Washer would stop during any cycle until lid is opened and closed.

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Edward From Denver, CO

Nov 10, 2013

Unplugged the washer. Removed the 2 screws on back of control panel. Pulled the control panel forward. Flipped the control panel back. Disconnected the cable from the lid switch. Removed the ground screw with a nut driver. Opened the washer lid. Removed the lid switch. Snapped the new lid switch into place. Closed the lid. Installed the ground screw. Installed the lid switch cable. Put the control panel back in place and pushed back. Installed the 2 rear screws into the control panel. Plugged the washer in.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lid Switch

Part Number: PS886960

In Stock