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2017163-1-S-Whirlpool-205132-Motor Start Switch
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Motor Start Switch

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PartSelect Number PS2017163
Manufacturer Part Number 205132
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This part gives the motor the initial start (can be started electrically or manually) and will kick off once the motor is engaged.

This part works with the following brands: Maytag, International, Jenn-Air.

This part works with the following products: Washer, Washer Dryer Combo.

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Parts Used:
  • Motor Start Switch
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Clifford from Janesville, WI

Starter switch on a washing machine

By doing the work yourself, not only gives you the good feeling you did it yourself and works just like it was when it was new and to know there's part's you can still get from part places like these! Like I say to my wife ( if they meaning a repair shop can do so can't I ). Course changing a motor in a car that's a different story, I'll let someone else to do that. To do the repair I took off the front cover of the washer exposing the tub, motor and other things. But the very first thing I did is unplug the power ( I hate the bad storys that if I only turned off the power ? ) then I took off the cover over the motor and changed the switch. And all in reverse. And plug power back in. Started up just fine.

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