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Kenmore series 80 washing machine spin cycle will not work

My wife washed clothes on large load setting which worked fine as well as rinse but will not go into spin cycle. i tried all dial settings and still will not spin, no noise as well.

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If the spin setting is not working chances are that your lid switch is bad. The lid switch is a safety feature installed that makes it so that unless the lid is closed the machine won't go into spin. This keeps from allowing the spin to shoot water all over the place if the lid is up. It is an easy fix though and very cheap. There are two panels on the side of the control panel. If you pop those off with a flat head screw driver you will find a screw holding down that control panel on each side. Remove those and then lay the panel back. Next insert the flat head under the front of the machine where the crack is at about an inch from the top of the machine. Pop it up and you will see the lid switch there underneath there. Remove it and follow to where it connects in the panel and disconnect and then install the new one. It should work fine again for you. Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Could be the lid switch or the motor coupler. Click HERE to get a laymans guide to fixing this washer. It is easy to fix if you know the secret which is removing the cabinet.

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