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Kenmore 80 series lid switch

How do I replace the lid switch on my top loading Kenmore 80 series washing machine? Is there a manual I can look at or download for how to repair and locate parts? the switch broke on my Kenmore 80 series clothes washer.  Any tips on replacing it, with diagrams or pictures?  Thanks for any help.

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The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385198-replacing_lid_switch

If the switch DOES require replacement, a new one can be purchased on line at searspartsdirect.com, repairclinic.com or appliancepartspros.com. Just use your model number as your search criteria. All three sites offer competitive pricing, so shop all three for the best price. If you still need assistance, please contact me and let me know. If my diagnosis is not correct, please post back and elaborate a bit more so I can assist you further. If your washer is not configured this way, or if you still have questions, please let me know.

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