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Lid won't latch shut to begin wash cycle after pushing start button. MAYTAG, Model FAV6800AWW, Serial 11736252ER. I changed hoses thinking the water wasn't getting through and I also unplugged it for over an hour; neither helped. I know the power is getting through because the panel lights up but nothing happens when I push START.

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Replace the lid lock that is not working. The right hand side lid lock is part number 25001037 while the left hand side lid lock is part number 25001048. Disconnect power to the machine before attempting any repair works.

Insert a plastic putty knife in line with the lid seam as shown then push in to release the catches on the left and right side then hinge the top cover to the rear.
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Disconnect wiring harness to the Lid Lock and remove 1/4” hex-head screw attaching Lid Lock to Top Cover. Repeat the procedure for Lid Lock on right side.
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Install the new lid lock, reconnect the wire harness,and then hinge back the top cover in place and push it down to engage the catches, and complete the repair.

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With that code FL “ Failed to lock” I would start looking at the lid latch mechanism. See this link from another site for lid latch problem.
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http://fixitnow.com/wp/2006/09/06/maytag-neptune-fav6800aww-top-load-washer-op-code/

If you want to try to repair or get a better understanding of how to diagnose and repair this machine take a look at the service repair manual.  

http://www.servicematters.com/maytag_library/docs/16022808.pdf

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