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Water fills Cycle won't start

The water will fill but then then the cycle won't start. Thought it was a problem with the sensor on the lid, by dropping the lid then it would continue the cycle. Now I have to practically slam the lid after it is filled with water, then it will continue. What needs to replace? Is there a sensor?

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Re: Water fills Cycle won't start

Often the lid switch needs replacement. I can become cracked from the lid being dropped.

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