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How do you check to see if the lid switch is good or bad?

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The buzzer will continue to sound even if you close the lid and set a wash cycle.

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Can a lid switch on a maytag bravos quiet series 400 model MVWB800VU0 be bypassed for testing, lid switch passes continuity tests but machine won't finish a agitate cycle?


the switch can still be bad manually even though it shows good electronically. How ever if its bad you seldom get some agitation then goes off unless ur opening and closing it? once its bad u get nothing, hence ur problem may be elsewhere. but Im u pics on how to jumper it, I myself think ur problem is in the timer perhaps sticking? if u have no agitation then check the water pressure switch and the door switch
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Why is the agitator not working or not spinning?


Here are a few problems, The lid switch may be bad ( to check it )Raise the lid, find the switch. remove the 2 wires from switch and tape them together, but do no let them touch any steel or you will get zapped. If the agitator works fine, The switch is bad. #2 drive coupling on motor to agitator is bad, #3 clutch is bad, Check out the switch first. If the lid switch is bad it will not send current to start the motor ( safety precaution ). Good-Day!

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My ge wash machine wbsr1060t2ww will fill with water but then does nothing


You have a bad lid switch. If the lid switch or lid switch circuit is open the motor is not going to run. Trace the lid switch wires and look for any breaks or loose connections. If that circuit is good, then you have a bad capacitor on the motor circuit or the motor is bad. Here is a link to the motor kit should you need it.

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WATER GOES IN BUT WILL NOT SPIN ROUND


check the lid switch. if its bad it will not spin. and also check for a broken drive coupler, from motor to the transmission. to check lid switch. pull the lid switch out. tape the 2 wires together, if it works fine then youve found the problem. good-day !

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Is not spinning just filling with water


check for a bad lid switch. just open lid and hold switch in, if tub will not spin its the lid switch. here is a few other things to try. belt broken ( if it has one ) drive coupling, clutch, good-day ! HOPE THIS HELPS YOU!

Nov 20, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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The machine does not perform last spin cycle


check lid..either the lid switch is bad or the lid switch actuator which is made into top...when in final spin push down on the right hand top part of lid,,,if it starts replace part needed,,,good luck

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I have a Kenmore (110-22642100) that will fill, agitate through wash cycle and that's it. It will not drain or spin.


check the lid switch,if it's bad this will happen,you can set the timer to spin and push it in,open the lid and push down on the lid switch with a screw driver,also when you push down on the lid switch and let it up you should hear a clicking sound,if you don't hear a clicking sound the switch is no good.part number 3949238 and it's around 35 dollars........http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbQU-NlkHcw......copy and paste

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Does not drain and go into spin cycle. Checked outlet for 110v power supply, and good. Also ran an extension cord from laundry room into an interior outlet to double check and still to no evail.


most likely the lid switch is bad, listen for a click when closing the lid, try pushing down on the lid, if it works replace the lid switch, if you hear no click try a pen or screwdriver etc to push down the switch lever.

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Washer will not spin


not much info. from u . few things it could be. a bad lid switch, a bad pump a clogged pump.when you open then close lid u should hear a click if so thats good. if no click your lid switch is bad. if you here a click lid switch good look elsewere, pump clogged , or could have a bad pump,timer, motor..coupling,belt

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MY WASHER WILL NOT AGITATE OR SPIN, HOWEVER, IT WILL STILL FILL WITH WATER.NO SOUND FROM THE MOTOR.WHAT COULD THIS BE


Check the lid switch for continuity.
Remove the hoses on the pump and check for a blockage in the pump.
If lid switch is good and no pump blockage it is either a bad timer or a bad motor start switch.

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