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My machine will agitate but won't drain or spin. A few weeks ago, I discovered sticking a screwdriver into the hole (directly under the lid) would make contact and would allow it to drain and spin. Its no longer working (even with the screwdriver). What now?

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The thing you were poking with a screwdriver is called a lid switch. That would be bad. The cost is about $45.00. You can buy one online or from a appliance parts distributor. Good luck! Make sure you rate me.

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