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Kenmore Oasis - Lid Locked Shut and No Power

The washer apparently stopped mid-cycle (it may have been off-balance), and now the lid is locked shut and it has no power at all ... the circuit appears to be fine and the outlet works for another small appliance I tested. Any ideas for what may be going on or how to remedy the problem? Also, since Sears repair is unable to come for two weeks, any ideas for manually opening the lid to remove the clothing?

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    Lid stuck shut need to open and get uniform out, have no power

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Take your outlet pipe and place into a bucket so that it is low to the ground if water comes out then it could be that your pump is faulty when the water has all drained away the pressure switch will reset itself and the lid will now open if no water comes out un-clamp your outlet pipe from your pump if then water comes out then your pipe will be blocked m8

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