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Admiral washer does not drain or spin

I verified the lid switch with a tester placed the probes and had a open then I pressed the switch and it still remained open I did not hear a buzz from the tester or read any resistance value. Would that mean the switch is bad?

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Yep ya got it you can jump it to verify and put it on spin if you want but when its depressed it should close good job one of my teachers once told me when i was all confused about appliances and things find out where the power starts find out where it stops and in-between is your problem

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