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Hey sorry about the messages but

This is the guy with the problem with the kenmore washer. I put a screw driver in the hole and worked. there are two screws that hold something under that hole and one screw is not in the hole. I was draining the water with the screw driver and then the part under the hole came lose. Do i have to take the whole thing apart or should i try the way it is. I;m scard that i will lose the screw. do you think i should try it anyways. let me know. thank you

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    salon_cougar Jan 13, 2009

    thank you for the help. Everything had gonewell.

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Ok their,those screws you see did screw into a plastic housing[lid switch] that now has cracked and the screws are bairly hanging on to the switch.now here goes...unplug you washer,and reach your hand in there,break or pull that switch up where you can work on it.you then can tape the lever in the run position[down]now thats if its not broken[the housing]now if you have done this your washer will not !!!!!!!!!!!! stop in spin cycle when you lift the lid.soooooooo if you or a child or wife put your arm in there while it was spinning[danger][will robinson] their have be cases of persons getting their arms torn off.sooooooooo,get a new switch and you dont have to worry.if you have small children they are curious and will play with the washer when you are not looking.i did at my home.anyway im there if need more help,email........God bless ,tom

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