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Why will it only wash through a whole cycle if i am leaning on the door?

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For safety reasons manufacturers started to put switches on washer lids so machines would not run with lid open. Your problem is with your switch. It may have wore out, or through use broken a small piece off it's end, not allowing the switch to fully engage. When you lean on the door, you are helping the switch fully engage. Look around the perimeter of your lid and you will find the switch. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

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