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A 80 series kenmore washer, part #3952986, model #22882 NOT LID SWITCH

What else could it be. The washer stopped working in the middle of a wash cycle. It wouldnt sping, agitate, or drain. I read and many people suggested the lid switch. A craigslidt handy man bypassed the switch and wired the two wires together and still nothing. He said it was the transmission. does this sounds right?

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SOURCE: Washing machine lid switch

not sure what machine tou on about,but no switches should be bypassed

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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SOURCE: replacing lid switch on Kenmore 80 series washing machine

It's attached under the top panel but depending on the year of manufacture it could be on the right, below a hole where the strike comes down or on the left rear under the console.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Not switching from rinse to drain cycle

The symptoms you describe are typical of a lid switch malfunction. The lid switch is usually located on the right hand side under the cabinet. It is activated by a plastic piece on the lid (called a "Lid Strike") through a small hole on the right side of the wash tub opening. Make sure the lid strike is still on the lid and intact, first. Then, check the mounting screws that hold the lid switch in place (two screws along the tub rim on the right hand side). Often all that is required is to tighten up the mounting screws and this will realign the lid switch where it can be properly activated by the lid strike. If the lid switch is broken, you can find a replacement at searspartsdirect.com. Select "Search by Part Number" and enter the following part numbers: The lid switch is part #3949238 and the lid strike is part #350733. If you do not wish to order online, take the part numbers provided by Sears and go to your nearest appliance parts retailer. These are common parts that most will carry in their store inventory. The following link explains how to replace the switch:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385198-replacing_lid_switch

This is a very inexpensive repair that you can easily accomplish on your own. I hope you find this information helpful. If you require additional assistance, please let me know.

PS This is a common problem experienced by this line of washing machines. To prevent future failures, do not slam the washer lid or place anything heavy on the lid. Repeatedly slamming the lid to get it to work, or manipulating the timer can can more potential problems.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: How to bypass Lid Switch Admiral Washer

The only way to bypass this switch is fist pill the plug, gain access to the switch from under the hood. put a jumper wire on the 2 wires on the switch. that will do it. I hope this helps you out.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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