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Kenmore series 800 lid switch

It seems like the lid switch is the problem, but I am not sure how to change the switch. My wife said she was having to slam the lid for the washer to come on. Of course she told me this after it would not come on anymore. I cannot seem to figure out how to access the switch or any other parts for that matter.

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You can see the video as how to acces the lid switch(at least removethe cabinet) on you tube,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vogysB7XOc8

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