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I have a whirlpool calypso washing machine, model # GVW9959KQ2. I replaced the lid switch. Problem I have been having is the machine starts to run through its cycle(doesn't matter which cycle), then it starts all over again. It won't fully run through the cycle and finish. For 5 minuts on a cycle, it could take an hour to complete. I don't know what to try.

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If the cycle doesn't advance it's probably the timer or a cold-water supply problem:
It's the timer, if your washing machine fills with water and begins agitating, but the timer never advances--or if the washer is in a spin cycle and the timer won't advance. Then you need to replace the timer.
It may be a cold-water supply problem, if the washing machine fills with water, agitates, drains, and spins, but then doesn't fill with rinse water. See There's no cold water.
Also check whether something is clogging the pump. Remove as much of the water from the tub as possible. Then remove the front of the washer. On the right at the bottom you should see the pump. Remove the black hose that goes from the pump to the tub (be ready for water). Check to see if something is clogging the pump and if so remove the obstruction.
Check to see if the pin on the lid switch is not broken or that nothing is keeping it from pushing the switch down. Or try placing something heavy on the lid where the pin and switch meet.

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