Question about Washing Machines

1 Answer

How do I bypass the lid switch on my kenmore elite oasis washer when the switch has five wires

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Washing Mach... Master
  • 3,368 Answers

That is a dangerious thing to do, especially during the spin cycle. Get a new switch.

Posted on Dec 14, 2014

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 7 Answers

SOURCE: my kenmore elite oasis runs fine but wont go through spin cycle

Try replacing the motor coupler between the motor and pump three small pieces about 18.00 dollars at sears parts store.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

Maytag317
  • 1136 Answers

SOURCE: kenmore washer lid switch bypass failure.

HI. Check and see if you might have tripped the breaker. If there is a ground fault outlet close by. check that as well.
It sounds like you bypassed it properly. Try and reconnect the wires with the wire nut. Sometimes it doesn't connect properly.
I hope this helps you.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thanks
Vic

Posted on May 30, 2009

blueextc3221
  • 15935 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Oasis 27062, the lid lock broke

Simply attach both wires from the switch to jumper.


Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

blueextc3221
  • 15935 Answers

SOURCE: kenmore elite oasis 27082 - lid won't lock

It appears your timer has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...


FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

blueextc3221
  • 15935 Answers

SOURCE: my kenmore elite oasis washer has the code dl on

On this washer, the dl code indicates a failed lid lock mechanism. Pressing pause/cancel should reset the controls.

You may have to unplug the unit for 20-30 minutes, then restore the power.

If that doesn't work, the only other solution would be to replace the door lock assembly.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to by pass the lid lock switch on a Kenmore elite Oasis HE washmachine


Not a real good idea except under emergency situations, as the lid lock is a safety switch to prevent access to the washer during spin cycles when the drum is operating at high speed and you don't want foreign objects (like hands) coming into contact with a high speed rotating drum or its contents. If you have the unit open enough to cut the wires, you had enough access to replace the switch, which you can get at SearsPartsDirect.com or any Sears Service Center in your area. If you are hell-bent on operating the machine in an unsafe condition, just connect the bare ends of the wires with a wire nut, which will perform the same circuit connection as the closed switch. Tape the connected wires away from any moving parts, don't let any bare wire come in contact with any metal and keep the lid closed during all parts of the wash, rinse and spin cycles.

Jul 25, 2014 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

How to bypass lid lock control on kenmore elite oasis type 581 washer model 110.28032701


there isn't any way to bypass this type of lid switch as in the old 2 wire type lid switches,as the 5 wire type lid switch you have has to be connected to the control board located behind the control panel,it has to see the lid is closed and sends a magnetic signal to the control board to start the wash cycle

Oct 29, 2012 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

My kenmore elite oasis waher is giving me a lid open fault, but the lid is closed. how do i clear this fault?


the lid switch under the lid is bad and doesnt close its contacts even with the lid down,replace it

Aug 22, 2011 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

My Kenmore Elite Oasis HE model number: 110.27072603 washing machine shows LID error code. It wont work at all.... went half way through cycle... help.


Greetings,
this washer has a lid switch problem...or possible main board failure, but lid does concentrate on the lid safety switch. If you remember when you open the lid it stops..well, its a safety feature and prevents tub from spinning with lid open...this one is more difficult to service if your not use to working on washers...try unplugging machine and leaving off for awhile...does the door lock? check switch for lid fault

Nov 25, 2010 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore Elite top washer and was wondering how to lift the top to clean


#
1

Disconnect your Kenmore Oasis washing machine from its power source. Make sure that your washer is unplugged before beginning to disassemble it.
#
2

Remove the screws that hold the control console to the top of your Oasis washer. In some Kenmore Oasis models, the two screws may be covered by plastic end caps. After removing the screws, set them aside until you are ready to replace them.
#
3

Flip the console up, back and out of the way.
4

Locate the cabinet clips on the top of your Kenmore Oasis washer. These clips are located toward the back of the washer top and would be hidden by the console if it were not currently flipped up.
#
5

Slide your screwdriver underneath the metal cabinet clips. Wiggle the screwdriver back and forth to gently pry the cabinet clips free.
#
6

Disconnect the group of colored wires that plug into the top of the washer from the control console. These wires control the lid switch on your Kenmore washing machine. To disconnect, grasp the white plastic clip and pull gently.
#
7

Remove the washing machine cabinet. Tilt the cabinet towards you, and then lift the entire cabinet up and off of its platform.



Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Jun 23, 2010 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Ok.. so I have already posted a question about my Kenmore elite oasis washer.. It was showing a dl error code, which I found out was a lidlock error... after looking at the lock closely, I see that they...


a replacement part should be sought and installed, you can bypass the switch, but the switch is there for a reason if you bypass it the spin cycle will not stop when opening the lid and injury to children or others can happen so this is not recommended

Apr 29, 2010 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Need to disassemble a kenmore elite oasis dryer


#
1

Disconnect your Kenmore Oasis washing machine from its power source. Make sure that your washer is unplugged before beginning to disassemble it.
#
2

Remove the screws that hold the control console to the top of your Oasis washer. In some Kenmore Oasis models, the two screws may be covered by plastic end caps. After removing the screws, set them aside until you are ready to replace them.
#
3

Flip the console up, back and out of the way.
4

Locate the cabinet clips on the top of your Kenmore Oasis washer. These clips are located toward the back of the washer top and would be hidden by the console if it were not currently flipped up.
#
5

Slide your screwdriver underneath the metal cabinet clips. Wiggle the screwdriver back and forth to gently pry the cabinet clips free.
#
6

Disconnect the group of colored wires that plug into the top of the washer from the control console. These wires control the lid switch on your Kenmore washing machine. To disconnect, grasp the white plastic clip and pull gently.
#
7

Remove the washing machine cabinet. Tilt the cabinet towards you, and then lift the entire cabinet up and off of its platform.



Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Aug 03, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis ST 6806 Electric Dryer

2 Answers

Kenmore top load washer- have to bang lid several


Hi,
This is most certainly caused by a faulty micro switch on the lid. Have the switch checked out and replaced if need be.

Best wishes,
Graemevm

Jun 06, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Removing the top of a Kenmore Elite Oasis Washer to replace hose


#
1

Disconnect your Kenmore Oasis washing machine from its power source. Make sure that your washer is unplugged before beginning to disassemble it.
#
2

Remove the screws that hold the control console to the top of your Oasis washer. In some Kenmore Oasis models, the two screws may be covered by plastic end caps. After removing the screws, set them aside until you are ready to replace them.
#
3

Flip the console up, back and out of the way.
4

Locate the cabinet clips on the top of your Kenmore Oasis washer. These clips are located toward the back of the washer top and would be hidden by the console if it were not currently flipped up.
#
5

Slide your screwdriver underneath the metal cabinet clips. Wiggle the screwdriver back and forth to gently pry the cabinet clips free.
#
6

Disconnect the group of colored wires that plug into the top of the washer from the control console. These wires control the lid switch on your Kenmore washing machine. To disconnect, grasp the white plastic clip and pull gently.
#
7

Remove the washing machine cabinet. Tilt the cabinet towards you, and then lift the entire cabinet up and off of its platform.



Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

May 17, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite Oasis 27062, the lid lock broke


Simply attach both wires from the switch to jumper.


Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

May 11, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

101 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

16181 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...