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Maytag lat8426aae Hi all, Need help on this one... washer schematic confusing. lid switch shorts "motor machine" ( yellow & blue) when switch is pulled, "neutral & line". (BlK , WHT) does not. tried new timer, no go. any ideas? Thanks Bob

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    need to know what side of ther boot under the stem goes up or down on a maytag lat8426aae front loading washer? was not paying attention.

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Need a picture of the schematic or better yet scan it.
w/o seing the scheatic can't help you!

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