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I have a whirlpool cardio. I need to know if I can bypass the lid lock? It only have 4 wires.

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Yes you can bypass it.

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SOURCE: My lid switch fell out of my Whirlpool Top Loader

you can do that,just insulate them very well and then don't stick your hand into the machine when its spinning cause i guarantee it will tear your arm off at worst if not dislocate it,keep your mind on your work and don't let little kids near it

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YOU COUD NOT BY PASS THAT IT IS A SAFTEY SWITCH

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SOURCE: My lid lock on my whirlpool washer model # wtw6400sw3 broke is there anyway to bypass this ????

No, there is no way to bypass that switch.

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WHY DO YOU WANT TO DO THIS
IT IS NOT SAFE FOR YOU OR YOUR FAMILY
IF THEY GET HURT
HOW WILL YOU FEEL
ARE YOU INSURED FOR THIS

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