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KAWS850JQ0 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for KAWS850JQ0 parts

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switch failed

  • Customer: JAMES from NEW VIENNA, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced switch by taking 4 screws and 2 clips out. Very easy

lid switch replacment

  • Customer: paul from North Tonawanda, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
everything went just like the video showed. Just be careful with the cable clips. Ours were rusty and we needed to squeeze the end to make it stay on the edge of the lip.

Washer not draining

  • Customer: JOHN from HILLSBOROUGH, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watch the video.

The washing machine stop in spin.

  • Customer: Gloria from Orlando, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy go to youtube. It will show you.

water would not spin out

  • Customer: Ryland from Maryville, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did the job all by myself. Even though I paid with my husbands card and you think he did the repair, I did it! I watched the video and it could not have been easier. I surprised my husband and he was very proud. He would have bought a new washer but there was nothing wrong with this one. Two screws and two nuts. unplug the old one and plug in the new one. The clips were my hardest part but not overwhelming. Thanks so much.

lid switch broke

  • Customer: Roger from Van Dyne, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video, did the repair when part arrived, took less then 30 mins, I removed the broken switch before the part got here, then I installed new switch when it arrived and it works great, second time I order from parts select and saved hundreds of dollars buy doing the repair myself.

Old trusty washing machine suddenly wouldn't drain...

  • Customer: Carrie from Afton, WY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used partselect.com once before to purchase washer/dryer parts. I 100% believe in their "how-to" videos...they give you all the confidence you need to do these intimidating repairs. My husband hates projects like this, and I have found it pretty satisfying to not only fix, but diagnose problems using this website. Not that I wish for more repairs with my appliances, but it is only a matter of time before something breaks down again...and I assure you I will be back!

Washer would start and stop and finally just quit working

  • Customer: JOSE from KILLEEN, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First, the part I needed was easy to identify because the website broke down the major sections of the washer and the components of each major section providing illustrations. And, it was fairly easy to repair my washer because the website provided a video that showed me how to do it. I probably would have finished fixing my washer in an hour but believe me....after washing clothes for 5 years...you will want to seriously clean the interior of the machine!!! That's what took me so long to finish the job. I aint exactly a DIY kind of guy without a friend to assist (two heads better than one) but I sure felt like an expert when I finished and the washer worked. I HIGHLY recommend anyone needing to fix an item to use PARTSELECT.

long time in soak cycle, raise the lid and lowered lid , it would start working.

  • Customer: Paul from Harrison, MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the part video. It was great!!
Thank you for your support.

lid switch broke

  • Customer: Victoria from Sacramento, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My 17 year old DAUGHTER did the repair while i was at work. She surprised me when i got home by having it all done. She said it was really easy. Thank you!

Broken Lid Switch Assembly

  • Customer: Judy from Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Noticed that the screws holding the lid switch assembly were loose and discovered the plastic housing of the assembly had cracked. Since the assembly was broken and out of alignment the washing cycle would stop just before the drain segment. Ordered the replacement assembly and watched the online installation video. Had no problem opening the control panel and releasing springs holding the machine cover/sides to the control panel. Removed the broken part and installed new assembly. Only difficulty was tipping the machine cover/sides back into position and figuring out how to re-clip to the control panel. Total time for repair was about 10 minutes. You can do it! --- Suzy Homemaker

Lid switch broke.

  • Customer: Debbie from La Mesa, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was easy! I unplugged washer, unscrewed screws holding knob panel to washer and rotated it back. Removed brakets with a screw driver that hold washer cabnet down. Pushed cabnet forward. Unplugged electric connection to lid switch. Removed lid switch wires from brakets under washer cabnet. Unscrewd neutral connections. Unscrewed old lid switch from washer cabnet. And then put it all back together with new switch. It took maybe 20 minutes. So Easy even a girl could do it.

Washer would not move to rinse cycle

  • Customer: Peter from Lombard, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the screws behind the top unit of the washer and flipped back the top to expose the wiring. I disconnected the wiring from the old lid switch. I tilted back the outer shell of the washer and moved it back off of the wash basin part. I removed the wiring from the harness along the underside of the shell and unscrewed the screws holding the broken switch in place. I installed the new switch in its place and ran the wiring through the harness. I put the shell back on the base and reattached the power clip. I closed the top unit and reattached the screws in the back and the washer was back and working.

Washer would sometimes stop before spin cycle

  • Customer: Brian from Black River Falls, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
With the instructional video they provided it's amazing how simple this repair was. Two screwdrivers, phillips and flat head, 5/16 nut driver and in about 20 min.I had the part replaced and the washer back together.

my lid switch has been broken for years, I had a clamp on it and it would spin even with the lid open. no problem really, in fact now I forget to close the lid and - duhhhh-- it dosen't spin.

  • Customer: isabel from clarkston, MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched a repair video, and did as told, except we put it back together wrong the first time and couldn't level it. the front of the cabinet wasn't "hooked " on the base on one side. Back-tracked and all went well the next time. Better than paying a repair bill.
All Instructions for the KAWS850JQ0
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