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My roper top load washer fills with water the light for wash come on it stops. And do nothing

How to remove and replace the Lid switch on myroper top load washer

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I have a roper whirlpool washer that only runs the water and then it stops, how can I repair this?


This is a common problem, your lid switch is to blame, the filling of the machine is only dependent on the timer knob being pulled out at cycle start. Once the machine fills and the level actuates the level switch to de-energize the fill valve, nothing else is going to happen until the timer motor powers up AND this is done by closing the lid to operate the lid switch, however if this switch is bad, the rest of the electrical circuit gets no power, and that is why your machine doesn't advance any further in it's cycle. Lid switch is mounted under top of machine and requires the cabinet to be properly removed for access.

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The lid switch is on the top left side of the top cover. If it is bad the machine will fill and stop. The lid switch must be good for the machine to agitate and spin.

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Roper washer stopped mid-cycle full of water


A washer that fills and doesn't do anything, or stops right after the wash cycle and then does not advance to the rinse cycle and drain is commonly caused by a lid switch malfunction. 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 you determine the switch to be defective, the following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385198-replacing_lid_switch

If the switch requires replacement, a new one can be purchased on line at searspartsdirect.com, pcappliancerepair.com, repairclinic.com, appliancepartspros.com. Just use your model number as your search criteria. All these sites offer competitive pricing, so shop all them for the best price.

NOTE: You do not have to drain the washer to complete this repair. Once the lid switch is adjusted or replaced, the water will drain. This will save you time in having to bail water.

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My top load kenmore washer filled with water and just stopped


Try tightening the screws on the lid hinges. This should re-engage your lid switch. If it doesn't then you may need to replace the lid switch.. Hope this helps... Bill

Jun 04, 2009 | Roper RAS6233KQ Top Load Washer

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Washer fills with water then does nothing


A washer that fills and doesn't do anything, or stops right after the wash cycle and then does not advance to the rinse cycle and drain is commonly caused by a lid switch malfunction. 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 you determine the switch to be defective, the following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385198-replacing_lid_switch

If the switch requires replacement, a new one can be purchased on line at searspartsdirect.com, pcappliancerepair.com, repairclinic.com, appliancepartspros.com. Just use your model number as your search criteria. All these sites offer competitive pricing, so shop all them for the best price. If you still need assistance, please contact me and let me know. If my diagnosis is not correct, please post back and elaborate a bit more so I can assist you further. If your washer is not configured this way, or if you still have questions, please let me know.

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you may have a bad lid switch,or the lid is not making contact withthe switch . not recognizing the door being down the machine , for safeety reasons, will not advance any furhter

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Roper Washer filled with water and then stopped


HI thanks for your question. the problem you are having is with the lid switch, which is located uder the top. replace the lid switch. if you need further assistance . plese get back to me thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer thanks

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