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How much will a lid switch cost for a roper washer serial # sm828087

What is the cost of a lid switch

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If it were me, I'd first go to "Sears parts" and find the model number and part number of the part you need on their free diagram.
Then, I'd got to e-bay and type in that part number and see what that part would cost. I have often done this myself.
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Posted on Apr 21, 2013

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SOURCE: How do I replace the lid switch on my waher it's a Roper

buy a replacement switch and the top lifts off from the front.  It could be the switch has only come loose or the probe on the lid has broken off. 

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

jsrock516
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SOURCE: Where is the lid switch at on a Roper washer.

The lid switch on your washer is located under the washer casing in the back by the left washer lid hinge. It is activated by either a rod from the left hinge, or an activator which closes when the lid pushes on it. If you go to searsparstdirect.com, you can view an image of what I'm talking about. Type in your model number and look under the "Top and Cabinet" parts section for item 11 (part number 8318084). If you click on the enlarged image of item 11, you can get a better close up view.

NOTE: You can also view all the same info at appliancepartspros.com. The price may be a little cheaper.

If you need to remove the washer casing to access the switch, follow these steps:

1. Unplug washing machine2.gif.

2. Remove console. This can be accomplished in one of two ways depending on which type of console you have.

a. If the console has removable end caps, the caps lift off by prying on the top from the back of the washer. The cap will pull off towards you as you are facing the unit from the front of the washer. There will be a screw under each end cap that you will need to remove.

b. If the console does not have removable end caps, you will need to slide a putty knife under the front corner of each side and push in while lifting up. There is a retaining clip under each side that has to be released.

3. Once the console has been released it will lift up and fold back over the back of the washer in its resting position. Use care not to stress the small plastic hinges that hold it on. They can break easily.

4. Under the console will be two large brass colored clips. Take a large flat blade screwdriver and place it in the groove of the clip on the washer top. With the screwdriver firmly in the groove, push away from you towards the back of the washer. This will release the clips.

5. Disconnect the lid switch connector plug. This is the white colored plug on the washer top under the console.

6. Remove the washer casing. Open the lid of the washer. Using one hand, grip under the front rim of the washer opening. Do not grab the wash tub, just the casing. Tilt the washer case from the back first towards you, slide forward slightly, and then lift up. The entire case comes off exposing the wash tub and components.


To put the case back on, follow these steps:

1. With the lid of the washer open, place grasp case under front rim and place it on the washer frame. While looking down through the washer lid opening, make sure the front lip of the case is placed UNDER the washer frame and rocked back onto the frame to ensure that the small cleats on the frame fit into the slotted grooves on the washer case base. If you do not get the case seated correctly it will rattle and vibrate while the washer is in operation.

2. Make sure the back of the washer fits into the washer casing on each side by leaning over the front of the washer and grasping the back panel and pull towards you. Reinsert the brass clips by placing the clips into the slot on the back of the washer first, and then forcefully push then down into the opening on top of the washer.

3. REINSTALL LID SWITCH CONNECTOR. It is easy to forget. If you do not reconnect it, the washer will not work correctly.

4. Reinstall console.


If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: roper rax4232pqo wont spin

Still replace the lid switch. Most have multiple contacts.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: when checking out the lid switch on my roper

Top lid pull up. Look in seam between top and front cover. On each side you will see where top clips to front cover. Put a screwdriver in there and lightly pry up till clip releases. Front cover will now pull up and be removed, so you could get what fell in.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

jsrock516
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SOURCE: My Roper washer Model# RAX4232JQ0 won't agitate or

The washer uses a direct drive system. What this means is that it uses a motor coupling in place of the drive belt. It sounds like to me that you have a broken motor coupling.

If the washer will fill and drain, but won't agitate or spin, you may have a broken motor coupling. The noise of the motor engaging, lack of agitation and ability to still drain are the usual symptoms. This is a common fail item with this model washer through normal wear and tear. Newer versions of the coupler are more resilient and resist breaking. The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385252-replacing_motor_coupling_whirlpool_top

The motor coupling is located between the drive motor and the transmission and takes the place of a drive belt. They do wear out and can break. The replacement part number is included in the link I provided and is an improved upgraded coupling that is more resilient. It should last longer. If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

A replacement coupler can be purchased on line at appliancepartspros.com for about $11. Just use the part number in the link and "Search by Part Number" for your search criteria.

If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this has been helpful to you. NOTE: Roper is manufactured by Whirpool, so the instructions I provided will apply to your washer.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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I would recommend checking your lid switch. If the washer fills and doesn't do anything, or stops right after the wash cycle and then does not advance to the rinse cycle and drain, this is commonly caused by a lid switch malfunction. The lid switch is usually mounted under the washer top casing, on the right hand side on most top load models. It is activated by a plastic piece on the lid (called a "Lid Strike") through a small hole on the rim of the wash tub opening. In many cases the lid strike breaks off the lid, or the lid switch becomes loose and no longer makes contact. Inspect the lid to make sure the lid strike is still intact, and then inspect the mounting screws (adjacent to the small opening on the wash tub rim) and make sure they are snug.

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