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Lid lock what does this mean

Can't press the start button on washer, top loader, because i am not sure how to lock the lid. is a borrowed machine,

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The lid is auto lock after you press start

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Samsung WF42H5400 AW/A2 Washer was briefly unplugged, then plugged back in. Now, it will not power on. Any ideas as to why?


hi Peggy.
Main reasons a washer will not start (either front or top load):
1. Power breaker off, washer not plugged in.
2. Lid switch faulty, door switch faulty.
3. Start switch and or timer faulty.
4. Washer motor faulty.
5. Main control board faulty or shorted.
Power to Washer
Be sure the washer is plugged into the electrical outlet in the wall. Also be sure the breaker switch in the breaker box is turned on. If you live in an older home your box may be called a fuse box. If so, make sure the fuse is in good working condition.
Door Switch Strike (Front Load Washer)
The door switch is a safety feature on front loading washing machines. On front loaders, the door switch must be closed and the door must be locked. If this switch malfunctions, the washer won't start. This switch is in the door frame of the washing machine where the door shuts. If you suspect the door switch is causing your washer to not start, carefully check the strike where it engages into the door lock assembly. Be sure the lock is working properly by keeping the door shut and locked shut. You can check the door switch for continuity with a multimeter. Be sure to disconnect the power to the washer when you check for continuity. If there is no continuity, replace the door switch.
Lid Switch (Top Load Washer)
A lid switch is a safety device located under the lid on top load washers. This lid switch will not let the motor operate when the the lid is open. If the lid switch is faulty, then the washing machine will not start. It may fill with water but will not spin if the switch is faulty. Some lid switches on top loaders also control the water inlet valve. In some top load washers, if the lid switch is bad, the washer will not fill with water. The lid switch is under the lid. There is a pin or pusher attached to the lid. This pin or pusher (when lid is closed) will press the lid switch. If your washer will not start, be sure the switch is being pressed. If the lid switch is being pressed but no power is being supplied to the washers motor, then the switch is most likely bad. To test the switch, turn off power to washer and remove the wires from the lid switch. Check the switch for continuity with a multimeter. If there is no continuity, replace the lid switch.
Start Switch and Timer (Top Load Washer)
The start switch timer on top load washers is part of the timer. This starting switch is turned on by pulling out the timer knob. If after pulling the timer knob the washer will not start, you can test it for continuity with a multimeter. Remove power from the washing machine and find the timer contacts. Some top loaders have a start switch that is a momentary contact type of switch. This switch will be located on the control panel. You can also test this switch for continuity with a multimeter while pushing the button in. Remove power from the washer before testing for continuity. If there is no continuity, replace the start switch and or timer.
Timer Knobs
Sometimes the timer knob wears out and cannot properly engage the timer shaft. If this is the case, then the knob is at fault. The knob cannot grip the shaft therefore is unable to turn the machine on. A worn knob will cause it to slip. Turn off power to the washer and inspect the back of the timer. Make sure the timer shaft engages the knob when it is pulled in or pushed out. If the knob is worn, replace it with a new one.
Drive Motor
Both top and front load washers use a motor that spins and agitates. (A top load washer uses a reversing motor) The motor spins in one direction to agitate and the other direction to spin. When the wash motor will not turn on it may be faulty. If the motor makes strange humming sounds then the motor may be at fault. To test the motor, remove the belts and try to start the motor. If it runs then you know something else in the washer is causing the issue. On newer direct drive washers, you will have to disconnect the pump and the coupling to the trans. If the direct drive motor turns on, then then you have a transmission issue or possibly the pump. If the direct drive motor won't start then it should be replaced. On front load washers the motor drives the washing basket with a ribbed belt. Remove the belt and try to start the motor. If the motor runs, then be sure the basket turns and doesn't have anything stuck or jammed between it and the outer tub basket.
Main Electric Control Board
The control board controls every component in your washer. If the main control board does not properly control the motor, the filling valve, the drain motor, or the door lock, the washer will not start. The only way to determine if the control board is at fault is to visually inspect it. Check for burned areas or any component on the board that may look burned or damaged. If you find burned areas or components on the control board, remove and replace it.
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I got samsung washing machine top loader the start button it quite no sound by pressing and doesn't start the machine.


I had the same problem faulty lid switch..... So meaning when the lid is shut the washer thinks it's open.....I ended up throwing mine out too expensive to fix....
my Samsung washing machine was a recall but found out too late check their recall models you might get it fixed on warranty...
cheers hope this helps

Apr 21, 2017 | Samsung Washing Machines

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Ran one load of laundry in washer, started another and the unit just beeps 3times and I push to reset but lid won't lock or start cycle. I tried moving dials to wake up machine but got no luck


My GE top loader has a little "finger" on the lid , when lid is closed it depress a switch inside a little hole , Now YOU with a wood pencil you turn machine on and press the little switch inside the hole, it may have dropped too low for the "plunger". the washer should start. now tighten the screws for that switch.

Jun 03, 2015 | Frigidaire FFLG1011MW Gas Washer/Dryer...

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Unlocking your washer so it actually works.


If the green cycle light is flashing on then off, this usually means the cycle is paused. The lid lock should unlock when in pause mode, if not you will need to press and hold the "Pause/Play" button to clear the cycle completely, if there is water in the unit, it will drain first, then unlock the lid and be on standby to start a new cycle. Pleazer Appliance...

Apr 13, 2014 | Amana NTW4700YQ Top Load Washer NTW4700YQ

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Washing machine top loader aqua smart the lid cannot lock while washing. I have tried switching the machine on and off, still won't work. This happened a little while ago but then is rectified i


Is the lid lock tang on the lid ok & not broken.
You need to jam the lid lock lever in the lid lock down for it to do a wash.
This is where your lid lock is

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Feb 21, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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We have an LG top load model WF-T7012EN. All of a sudden it would stop and dE message will be displayed. If you try to start it again, the same scenario will happen. We had tried to level the load and...


dE indicates a door lock error. Turn off and then unplug the washer to reset the machine. Press and hold the Start/Pause button button for 5-10 seconds. Connect the power cord. Turn on the washer. Open and close the lid to see if it closes properly. Try to run the washer through a cycle.

On some LG top-loading machines, the error is simple to fix. These LG top loaders used a magnet in the front of the lid that to be in place to trigger the lock. When the magnet breaks off or is misplaced, the dE error will occur. If you find the magnet in the washer, replace it in the lid. If you don't see the magnet, get another one. Keep the magnet in place with duct tape.

On other LG washers, the problem is the door not being aligned with the lock, the lock assembly or the electronic control not getting the lock message. Make sure that the lid is closing properly. Bent hinges can cause the issue. Check the latch assembly and the wiring between the latch and the control board. To check the latch assembly, you may need to remove it from the washer. Check the circuit with a multi-meter to ensure that the switch gets power. Replace either if faulty. If the latch assembly and wiring are good, then the control board may need to be replaced.

I hope this helps.

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Jan 12, 2018 | LG Washing Machines

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Fisher & paykel machine locked but lid is up


It sounds like the lid lock is either stuck or broken,You will need to lift the top hob by removing the two plastic lugs where the lid rests & removeing the screws it will then lift up and you will be able to remove the lock to inspect it,Also you can remove the lid in the up position by pulling vertically to make it a bit easier,Hope this helps Cheers.

May 21, 2009 | Fisher and Paykel Fisher & Paykel Washer

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