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Kenmore lid switch

Thank you for your help and quick response. the problem was the lid switch and i have purchased a new one at a local parts store. now i am confused on how to get the top of the machine off as to replace the switch. any suggestions.

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  • hfactor23 Sep 29, 2008

    thanks for your help. the unit is repaired and up and running. my wife is also under strict instructions not to slam the lid any more. couldnt have done it without your help. very much appreciate it



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If this is a Kenmore top loader, you have to remove the exterior case of the washer to get to the lid switch. The following link explains how:

The entire case comes off as one assembly on these washers. Believe it or not, it is actually much easier and rather ingenious. Just make sure you pay particular attention to reassembling the unit when completed. If you do not get the washer case back on the frame correctly, the retaining clips will not insert properly. Good luck to you and let me know if you require additional assistance. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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    Jeff Rockwell Sep 30, 2008

    Congrats on fixing your washer! I'm glad I was able to assist you. Could you do me the favor of rating the solution if you feel this resolved your problem? Keep me in mind for any future problems you may have. I'll be happy to assist you again. Thank you.



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