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Kenmore 90 Series Washer

My washer wouldn't spin the water out. After looking at it I determined I needed a new lid switch assembly which I purchased. I can't seem to figure out how to remove the top control panel in order to reach where the old plug needs to be remove and new part plugged in. Can you help me with this?

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  • drb1 Sep 26, 2008

    I can't get the sides off, I'm afraid of breaking something. Do you just force them off?

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This came from my research of the web...

Lid switch broke off (plastic housing broke in half at the screws). This definitely gets easier after doing it just once. Took me a while to figure out I needed to pop off the plastic caps on the sides of the top control panel, to expose the two screws that others mention. Remove the two screws, lay the control panel forward exposing the two metal clips on top holding the cabinet in place. Unhook the clips, voila. The plastic connector of the replacement switch didn't exactly match the old one so I cut and splice (wire nuts and tape). Cleaned everything well while I had it all apart. If I ever have to do this again, it should take a fraction of the time.

im sure its the same as yours.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool


Posted on Sep 23, 2008

  • francis rivero Sep 26, 2008

    if i'm not mistaken, these plastic covers slides up. the clips of the covers are at the front. slowly pry them up wards.

    good luck,

    drcool


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