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Op code with the lid closed

Starting the washer the op code comes on with the lid closed

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Greg,

You have lost signaling thru the Left Hand Lid Lock.

See this link for OD troubleshooting. If you have questions post back and I will help you….Rich
Some handy links for your machine FAV6800A or FAV9800A correct?
The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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    FAV6800A FAV9800A Apr 23, 2010


    OP error is directly related to the Left Hand Lid Lock. You could have a lid magnet out of position try placing a couple of magnets over the left bumper as in the pic below and see if the OP error code will clear. If not it’s time to remove the Left Hand Lid Lock and troubleshoot/repair which I prefer to do or replace the lid lock assembly $45/$50.

    It could be that the Lid Magnet is out of position.

    With the washer lid open place the magnets over the left grey bumper. Did the OP error code clear?


    With that magnet in position on the bumper it should close the magnetic reed relay contacts and send +12VDC up to the Control Board signaling the Lid is closed.








    If that doesn’t clear the OP error code it would be time to remove the left hand lid lock and troubleshoot the loss of signaling to the Control Board. What I believe you will find is an open black wire on the Magnetic Reed relay as I show in the pic and possible a lot of corrosion on the pins and the assembly.



















    Let me know if I can help.....Rich

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OP display light comes on when hitting start. Then hit off & in a minute it comes on?


Most times this issue is caused by loss of signaling thru the Left Hand Lid Lock.

1st check for a Lid Magnet out of position. This is an easy check if you have a couple key holder magnets or a similar magnet that you can place over the Left side grey lid bumper. Let's see if you can close the Magnetic Reed Relay switch with an external magnet and send +12VDC up to the Control Board and clear the "OP" error code.
If that doesn't clear the "OP" error code we will need to remove the Left Hand Lid Lock and check to see if corrosion is part of the issue. Because of its proximity to that nasty bleach dispenser it will cause issues. Here is the lid lock to order.
Here is a picture of a bad lid lock.

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Nov 22, 2012 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I have an OP message on my Maytag washer FAV6800A/FAV9800A . The washer is not locked I can open the lead ...when I close the lid and start the washer the OP error comes up. Any help will be...


If you get no help at this forum Google This ""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW""

5th post down you will find the SM and support for the "OP" error code. You have lost signaling thru the Left Hand Lid Lock............DH1200s

Aug 21, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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The op code keep coming on


The "OP" code indicates the lid is open. It needs to be fully closed before starting the cycle.

The "reed switch", is actually a term that is used because the lock or switch is reading off of a magnet.

For your appliance, you have two locks. One on the right hand side(part number 25001037) and one on the left hand side(part number 25001048).

Aug 15, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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MY MAYTAG NEPTUNE MODEL FAV6800AWQ KEEPS DISPLAYING THE LETTERS OP


You have lost signaling thru the Left Hand lid Lock. The washer has not see the lid go closed thru the signaling with the magnetic reed relay in the Left Hand Lid Lock.


You could have a Lid Magnet out of position or severe corrosion. You can place a large magnet over the Left bumper like this and see if the OP error code clears;

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See this post for troubleshooting the OP error code Left Hand Lid Lock Troubleshooting I go over OD error code troubleshooting but you troubleshoot the issue the same way for the OP error code.

If the Lid Magnet is not out of position you may have an open circuit thru the Magnetic Reed Relay as shown in the Pics of this link Left Hand Lid Lock Troubleshooting.
The p/n for the Left Hand Lid Lock is 25001048
Some other handy links. The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference..........Rich

Jun 24, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Why does it say "op" when i press the start button?


The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.




I feel you have lost signaling from the Left Hand Lid Lock for Lid is Open/ Lid is Closed.

First check is to place a magnet over the Left Hand grey bumper and while watching the LED display see if the OP error code clears. If it does you have a lid magnet out of position. See the Service Manual for access to the Lid Magnet.

See Pic;

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If an external magnet over the Left Hand grey bumper doesn’t clear the OP error code with the lid open then See this Link for troubleshooting Left Hand Lid Lock Troubleshooting. I discuss the OD error code but the OP error code troubleshooting is very similar. If the lid Magnet is not out of position then I feel you have a broken lead at the Magnetic Reed relay or severe corrosion issues with the Left Hand Lid Lock preventing Lid Open/Lid Closed status signaling to the Control Board in the Console.

FAV6800A/FAV9800A replacement Left Hand Washing Machine Lid Lock - 25001048

Let me know if you have any questions or concerns…….Rich

May 20, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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"OP" ERROR CODE


Take a look at this post, it’s for troubleshooting an OD alarm but you can follow the same troubleshooting path to see if you have a lid magnet out of position or a broken lead on the magnetic reed relay located in the left lid lock. The lid magnet operates the magnetic reed relay to signal the lid is closed/the lid is open. Try an external magnet on the left bumper and see if that clears the OP error code with the lid open. If it doesn’t I would try reseating the left lid lock plug (possible corrosion issues). If that doesn’t clear the OP alarm it would be time to pull the life lid lock out of the machine and inspect for a broken lead on the magnetic reed relay or other corrosion issues with the left lid lock. The left lid lock is in a location near the bleach dispenser. Links to the SM are in that post and a link for parts look up. Post back if you have questions

Jun 23, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Will not start up and show code 0d


Hello kc59mail ,

For the FAV6800A the od alarm means the Control Board has not seen a lid open condition for three complete wash cycles. I suspect the left lid lock.

I think you have a problem with the magnetic reed relay in the left lid lock. If you could try this? I want to make sure you signal an “OP” alarm to the display. Can you select Spin Only cycle with the lid open press start. Do you signal the “OP” alarm lid open to the display? If it does close the lid and the “OP” alarm should clear does it? I’m checking that the lid magnet is in place and the signaling connections are working thru the left lid lock back to the control board.

Let us know what you fin and we will go from there. You could try powering down the machine by removing the 120VAC power cord from you wall receptacle. That may give you three more wash cycles before the od alarm is triggered again.

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My Neptune top-loader washer,


Evidently the "OP" code indicates the lid is "open". Solution in my case: I had to replace a wire on the lid switch that a
had rusted and no longer connected to the switch resister.

There is a magnet in the left, front corner of the plastic lid insert. When the lid is closed, this magnet sets on top of the tan colored plastic pad on the left front top of the base washer unit. When the lid is closed, the magnet activates two, small metal rods on each end of a resister within the white. You have to pop up the top of the washer base to gain access to the switch, Good luck,

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Code OP means lid is open. If it really isn't, then the problem is with the switch that sense whether the lid is shut or not. Could be bad switch or bad connection.

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The washer lid is open. The lid must be closed to start cycle. Close the lid and press Start/Pause.

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