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Washer stops at rinse cycle-hums and has a smell.

My Kenmore 90 series washer- Model # 20922990 type 111. Stops when the tub is filled and ready to emty. It makes a Humming sound and starts to have an electrical smell. No matter where I put the dial it doesn't work. When I let it rest for a while, it will work again until it gets to the next rinse cycle. I rest it...and then it works again. I was wondering if you knew what the problem could be? I have never repaired a washer before and am wondering how hard this is going to be,...lol..

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Problem is with your lid switch which has to be replaced. This is if your filter is all clean.

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