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Washer Lid Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11745957
Manufacturer Part Number WP8318084
This part is found in your washer. The pin on the lid pushes on the lever of the lid switch to tell the machine that the lid is closed. This part includes the green grounding wire. If your machine is having trouble starting, is not agitating, spinning, or is not draining properly, this could be because the lid switch has broken. You will need a 5/16-inch nut driver for this repair. The package will contain one lid switch. You will need to access the back of the washer, and remove the two Phillips screws that hold the top back panel in place. Slide the panel forward to release. Use your nut driver to loosen the screw that holds the ground wire in place. Lift the lid of the washer to release the old lid switch.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Burning smell
  • Pumps but will not spin
  • Timer will not advance
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Installation Instructions
Clint from Kansas City, KS
Washer wouldn't run
I removed the two screws on the back of the control panel. The control panel then flips back. The switch is on the left side. To remove the switch, I first detached the wire to the control panel and unscrewed the grounding wire. The new switch drops right in. I had a little trouble getting it in until I realized the washer lid had to be open. A little awkward but once it's in you can shut the lid and then I reattached the wire from the control panel and screwed in the grounding wire. Pretty easy. $20 for the part (with shipping) and 15 minutes. Way cheaper than a repairman. Read more...
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$45.56
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Lid Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11722098
Manufacturer Part Number 3949247V
This switch (Lid Switch Assembly With Leads, Washer Lid Switch, Lid Switch Assembly, Washer Lid Switch) tells the washing machine that the lid is closed, which allows the wash cycle to begin. The lid switch mounts to the underside of the cabinet top panel. The plastic on the actuator can become brittle with age and break when the lid is closed roughly. It can also break from the movement of an unbalanced load causing parts of the washer to strike it. This part must be replaced if it is broken and no longer being activated by closing the lid (indicated by the washer not agitating properly, or the machine not detecting the lid is closed). This switch is black plastic with wire leads. It is sold individually.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Lid or door will not open
  • Lid or door won’t close
  • Not draining
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Installation Instructions
Travis from Pearland, TX
Washer stopped mid cycle
1. Unplug washer.
2. Remove screws at control panel end caps.
3. Flip control panel back to expose wiring.
4. Detach lid switch wiring harness from control panel.
5. Use screwdriver to pry the 2 brass clips holding the back panel of the washer to the front and sides piece.
6. Tilt the front/sides piece over to expose lid switch.
7. Use nutdriver to detach ground wire.
8. Use screwdriver to remove 2 screws holding lid switch in place.
9. Install new lid switch. Make sure wiring harness piece is facing the right direction.
10. Put washer back together in same order it was disassembled. Make sure front/sides piece connects to the clips at the bottom.
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Door Switch Kit
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PartSelect Number PS1964648
Manufacturer Part Number W10169313
This part replaces two terminal switches in a dryer and prevents the dryer from running when the door is open. This includes two connectors. If your dryer will not shut off, start, or does not tumble, replacing the door switch can solve this appliance problem. The tools needed for replacement are a screw driver and wire strippers. Make sure to attach the two wires to the right two poles of the new switch, to do this you can check the resistance of the switch. Unplug the dryer before installing this part, also refer to the diagram provided by the manufacturer.
Fixes these symptoms
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Noisy
  • Will not shut off
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Installation Instructions
Don from Jacksonville, FL
Switch sticking in on position
FIRST unplug dryer from electrical source, CAUTION, the top of this dryer does not open with clips, do not pry on top to open! On the front of the dryer look under the lower panel, and find two screws, one on the left side, and one on the right, remove these screws, and pull slightly down on panel to remove. Behind this panel find two screws holding the door panel, one on the left, and one on the right, remove the left, and support the door panel while removing the right side. Gently pull the bottom of door panel outward, and the clips on top of door panel will unhinge from top, carefully rotate left side of door panel to floor, and note the wire connections on switch, and orientation of switch, then unplug wires, and move door panel to a comfortable working positon. Door must be open to remove switch, then depress the two plastic retaining keepers on each side of switch, and push switch through toward door. Replace with new switch, reconnect the wires, and reassymble in reverse order. Remember, door assymbly must be inserted in dryer top at an angle, and then bottom rotated downward, and bottom panel nylon guildes inserted into door panel bottom. Read more...
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Lid Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11723153
Manufacturer Part Number W10820036
This 3 prong lid switch is used for washing machines that do not have a tub light.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Pumps but will not spin
  • Timer will not advance
  • Will not agitate
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Installation Instructions
Peter from Westbury, NY
washer would not start
To see if the lid switch was the problem I first jumped it out and tried to start the washer. That was the problem. I removed the main controll so I could get to the lid switch. I made the mistake of removing the screws all the way out and the metal clip fell into the body of the washer, no problem since I was changing the drive beld anyway. I realized that you do not remove the screws all the way out, you just have to loosen them and then slide out the lid switch & then replace it. Read more...
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Lid Switch Assembly
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PartSelect Number PS334600
Manufacturer Part Number 285671
This part makes sure that the lid is shut before allowing the machine to start or agitate.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Lid or door will not open
  • Pumps but will not spin
  • Timer will not advance
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Installation Instructions
Fred from Midlothian, VA
Washing Machine kept cutting off mid-cycle
I had to remove the washing machine from the laundry room (our laundry room is pretty small).

I read the do-it-yourself explanation posted by Paul From Glendale CA and followed his instructions.

1. Unplugged the Washer and disconnected the hoses, so I could slide the washer into the kitchen.

2- Unfastened the two screws in the front lower corners of the controls panel and tilted is back. Unfastened the old lid-switch wiring from the control panel.

3. Remove the clips at the two corners under the control panel. I rotated the cover forward to clear it from the back and lifted it off and set it off to the side.

4. While I had the Washer disassembled I vacuumed out all the accumulation of dust, etc.

5. Removed the lid switch and unfastened the ground wire.

6. Installed the new switch and reassembled the Washer.

7. I did not read Paul's reassembly instructions closely enough. The front flange of the cover goes UNDER the steel frame on the washer. I spent 30 minutes trying to get the cover on, then finally figured that out on my own. Once I got the flange under the frame, it took about five minutes to get the cover on, the clips in and the control panel back into positions and reassembled.

The entire process is not particularly difficult. Had I read the "UNDER the frame" part earlier, the entire repair would have taken no more than 45 minutes.

Having another person to help reinstall the cover would be helpful. The cover is not heavy but it is a little awkward to handle and having another person to help line up the back cover, etc. will make the reassembly even easier.
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Water Level Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11754877
Manufacturer Part Number WPW10448876
This part is located behind the control panel. It helps determine the level of water in the washer. As the water fills the hose, while tub is filling, it will push the air against a diaphragm inside the switch. More water that enters the tub, more pressure is applied against the switch.
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Installation Instructions
George from ORO VALLEY, AZ
Door locked because of faulty water level switch
First some background. The door locked up the first time when appliance was less than one year old. The "Maytag Repairman" finally succeeded in getting the door open after propping up the front of the machine and fumbling around underneath for a period of time and then assured me the problem was solved. The problem recurred less than a year later, and I called another repairman who seemed to have an easier time of it, and charged $293.42 to replace the water level switch. About six months later the same problem recurred and I took the cover off the top of the machine and found there a booklet "For Service Technician's Use Only". VERY HELPFUL. Told how extremely easy it was to unlock door - took about five seconds. Replacing the switch itself involved pulling one tubing off and disconnecting one elec connection from old switch and replacing on new switch. Total cost $50 plus a few dollars for shipping. Read more...
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$99.18
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Water Level Pressure Switch
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PartSelect Number PS3408149
Manufacturer Part Number W10339251
This part is located behind the control panel. It helps determine the level of water in the washer. As the water fills the hose, while tub is filling, it will push the air against a diaphragm inside the switch. More water that enters the tub, more pressure is applied against the switch.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Will not fill with water
  • Will not stop filling with water
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Installation Instructions
Anthony from MIDDLETOWN, NY
Water level selector inoperable, washer stuck in "Med" load.
Using the guidance listed on your website for part #PS3408149, Water Level Pressure Switch, I removed two screws on each side of the rear Control Panel, removed the dial from the front, lifted the panel on the right side from rear, removed the hose and the electrical plug, twisted off the broken part and installed the new one in absolute reverse! Reassembled panel, plugged in unit to electric and performed function check to great satisfaction! (by doing one med load and one super load over next 2 hours) Read more...
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Water Level Switch
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PartSelect Number PS3408119
Manufacturer Part Number W10337781
This water level switch senses the level of water in the inner tub.
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Water Level Pressure Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11754448
Manufacturer Part Number WPW10415587
This part is able to sense the water level in the tub. When the water reaches the desired level, this switch stops the water from flowing in the tub and the washing program begins.
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Tim from Winton, NC
sud code then F35 error code
Simply removed 3 screws from the back of the washer, twisted the part to the side to remove it from the slot it fit in. Removed the hose, them removed the wiring plug. Plugged in the wiring to the new switch, put the hose back, slid the switch in to the proper slot, twisted it into place, replaced screws and cut the washer on! BINGO!! Been working like a dream. Read more...
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Water Level Pressure Switch
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PartSelect Number PS3408073
Manufacturer Part Number W10335056
This part is able to sense the water level in the tub. When the water reaches the desired level, this switch stops the water from flowing in the tub and the washing program begins.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Will not fill with water
  • Will not stop filling with water
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Installation Instructions
Wayne from University City, MO
Water control would only fill to Medium load then stopped altogether
I removed the screws holding the control board in place. Removed the knob on the front of the panel and then disconected the wires to the control. Then I took the old control off the board and inserted the new control. I attached the wire connectors to the new control and put the control panel back in place and fastened it with the screws. Last task was to replace the knob. The new control worked wonderfully with the first load of laundry. Piece of cake. Done in 5 minutes or less. Read more...

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