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Re: Kenmore kill switch
It's under the top panel, you must remove the two screws on the control panel (one on each side in the front lower corner of control panel), then roll the entire panel up and over the top on it's hinges. then there are two gold clips (one on each side) that loosen the back from the entire cabinet, stick a flat blade screwdriver in them and they will pop out. theres one plug with three wires in it going to the top re,ove it, then open the lid and grab the top panel and tilt to you about 30 degrees up and slide the whole cabinet away from the base and guts of the machine.
now you can access the lid switch to replace it.
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Check door switch: If
the lid switch is bad it will not drain or spin. Try this test: With lid open
let it finish wash cycle. Press lid switch down with screwdriver. Washer should begin draining.
Release switch. Motor should stop. Press
switch a second time. Washer should
start spinning as it continues to drain. If motor doesn't come on while lid
switch is pressed, replace the switch.
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Note after reading a bunch of information. I went home and removed the hose from the Level Switch and "clean it", if you will and re-attached. Started a load, and bingo bango bongo, it work. Thanks for the insight.
You have a bad lid switch . This is the piece , the lid actuator piece , goes down onto , in the hole on the top . Try putting a screwdriver into the hole , to activate the switch , to drain the water and to spin the clothes dry enough to remove , until the switch can be replaced .