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Oasis 2803 washing machine lid will not release. I have tried everything the trouble shooting guide suggests..still will not release. Code says "lid" which suggests lid is open but it is not. It is stuck. Is there a way to manually release the lid?

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catriver
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SOURCE: kenmore elite oasis, lid-lock mechanism

mk, there is two ways to work around the lid. The lid lock works by magnet. If you have a large magnet laying around you can fool the mechanism and run the washer without it locking. You will have to find the spot near the center front and experiment until you get the right spot. The second way is to lift the whole top assy. About 3 or 4 inches in from each end where the top seperates from the bottom there will be a clip that you can push in on and lift the whole top. Now these clips are real strong so you need a good putty knife. Pull up on the top as you are pushing in. This way you can add your stuff while doing a normal wash. The codes are for diagnosis, testing different functions of the machine, it wouldn't do you any good for what you are trying to do. Catriver..post back

Posted on Apr 03, 2007

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still may be bad lid switch if you don't hear a click when pushing switch lever down change switch

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Haier washing machine E2 error

normally pump filter is the best place to start it could be jamed with a coin or hair clip if you take machine outside and empty it then lay it on its side you can access the pump take it off then stand up the machine and pour hot water into the soap draw check water should run out of bottom freely taking any fluff or bits with it now take apart the pump and clean it all out dry all components before reasembly if the machine still doesent wory could need a new pump

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Oasis 27062, the lid lock broke

Simply attach both wires from the switch to jumper.


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Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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SOURCE: My Kenmore Elite Oasis washing

My Kenmore Elite Oasis washing machine will drain but not spin and it keeps jumping back and forth to different time cycles. It continually reads "UL" and I keep trying to adjust and balance the load but it does not help.

Posted on Jul 11, 2011

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