Question about Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer
Sears Kenmore 80 Series Model 110.29842991
Machine will not drain, therefore will not go into the spin cycle? What can I do?
Check your lid switch. If the lid switch is not making proper contact, or is broken, the washer will fill, agitate (some model washers won't), then just stop when it gets to the spin cycle. If this is what you are experiencing, then this could be a quick and easy repair for you.
Try opening an closing the lid. If you don't hear a clicking noise when the lid closes, the lid switch may be bad or loose. It is mounted under the opening of the tub rim on the right-hand side and held in place with two screws. Make sure the lid strike ( a small plastic piece) is present on the lid as well. This closes the switch contacts when the lid closes. If the lid switch does not function, the washer will not complete a wash cycle.
If the determine the switch and/or lid strike is broken, searspartsdirect.com carries the parts need. Just type in the model number you provided and you will find the lid switch under the "Top and Cabinet" heading as item #11 (part #3949238). The Lid Strike is under the same heading as item #20 (part #350733).
If you need advice on how to replace the lid switch please post back and let me know.
If I'm off the mark here, please post back with comments and give me a little more elaboration on what your washer is doing or not doing.
PS You do not need to drain the tub to replace the switch. If you wish to drain it, however, and want to by-pass the lid switch, I can give you instructions on how to do this as well.
Posted on Apr 14, 2008
I need advice on how to replace the lid switch
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