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The lid will not lock.

The lid won't lock to the washer so I cannot start the washer. I called the toll free number for assistance and did not receive any help. The lid locked button is flashing and beeping five or six times at a time. I tried pushing the slot with a screwdriver where the lid locks, but nothing happened.

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    push start button nothing happens

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Washer stays in pause

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    lid locks then unlocks

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    no lights no start

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You cant bypass this switch by pushing w/ screwdriver. its a magnetic reed switch open the top deck (3 screws behind the console) inside should be a tech ref sheet quite helpful trouble shoooter in ther

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