Check your lid switch. If the washer fills and agitates, but stops at the rinse cycle, this is a common symptom of a lid switch malfunction. The following link explains how to access and/or replace one:http://www.fixya.com/support/r385198-replacing_lid_switch
The lid switch is usually mounted under the washer
top casing, on the right hand side on most top load models. It is activated by a plastic piece on the lid (called a "Lid Strike") through a small hole on the rim
of the wash tub opening. In many cases the lid strike breaks off the lid, or the lid switch becomes loose and no longer makes contact. Inspect the lid to make sure the lid strike is still intact, and then inspect the mounting screws (adjacent to the small opening on the wash tub rim
) and make sure they are snug.
If the switch is not activated by a lid strike, it will activated by a hinge actuator located next to either the left or right lid hinge. You will need to remove the operator console
in order to access this type of switch.
NOTE: On this type of lid switch the lid hinge has a small rod that is used as an acutator to toggle the switch. In many cases, you can adjust the rod by bending it if the switch is not making contact.
If you determine the switch to be defective, a replacement can be purchased on line at searspartsdirect
.com, pcappliancerepair.com, repairclinic
.com, appliancepartspros.com. All these sites offer competitive pricing
, so shop
all of them for the best price
If the model number you have this listed under is correct, the part number for your lid switch is 8054980. The lid switch on this model is located under the washer casing along the right lid hinge.
This is a very simple repair, that usually costs about $25 to $35 to repair yourself. If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. Post back with a correct model number if the model number is not correct. I hope this helps you.
NOTE: The timer costs about $130. I would recommend checking the lid switch first.