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I love helping people find answers to their problems. It would be nice say if you had a washing machine that the lid is locked and won't open we CAN NOT see the machine so please include a make and model number for what ever it is you need the help with. Oh and if it helped you acknowledge them it makes everyone feel good all the way around. And if I give an answer and it don't help let me know I will put more time into finding the answer that's what this is all about helping others. THANKYOU

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washing machine top loader aqua smart the lid cannot lock while washing. I have tried switching the machine on and off, still won't work. This happened a little while ago but then is rectified i


Is the lid lock tang on the lid ok & not broken.
You need to jam the lid lock lever in the lid lock down for it to do a wash.
This is where your lid lock is

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Feb 21, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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my washer is locked won't open


Will Not Unlock
• Press off. The motor control is not responding if it
takes 4 minutes to unlock. The motor control is
either bad or disconnected.
• Unplug and reconnect power cord. Wait 20 seconds
for machine to unlock.
• Check lid locked switch circuit. Circuit should be
closed at machine control.
• Check for loose electrical connections at lid lock and
at machine control board.
• Push lid closed to make sure nothing from inside is
pressing against it which may keep it from unlocking.
• If necessary, remove clothes by disconnecting power

to washer, and open top cover with a putty knife.Here is the part to order.


Regards,
Richard Roth
http://appliancecafe.com

Nov 13, 2012 | Maytag Neptune FAV9800AW Top Load Washer

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Lid Locks- Fills for 2 seconds and stops


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Door or Lid Latch Assembly If the washer lid won't lock the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer door won't lock the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
Main Control Board If the washer door won't unlock the problem might be the main control board. This is not common. Normally the problem is with the lock mechanism.
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Oct 11, 2012 | Maytag Bravos MTW6600T Top Load Washer

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locking mechanism


replace the lid lock ! its a safety measure. I would not recommend removing or bypassing lid lock. just replace it. without the lid lock it will work with lid open. good-day ! if you really what to bypass the lid lock. Find the wire that goes to the switch. Splice the wires together and the machine will think the lid is shut all the time. if you can not get top of washer off. just call an appliance center and give them the model and serial number. and they should be able to tell you. good-day !

Dec 13, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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washing machine won't go thru spin cycle. Lid lock light flashed some at first, now won't come on at all.


Hi there the lid lock switch is faulty and needs to be replaced - cannot be bypassed unfortunately.

Jul 14, 2011 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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