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This involves the spin lid switch
Twist timer very fast a few times and stop it on spin with the lid closed. Wiggle the timer to get the points to connect. Even if you
just get a little bump then its the timer.
If none of this works then it is the timer plus maybe something else contributing.
You can tape the two wires to the switch together and it'll work just fine
Also check the plunger on the lid to see if it is not broken off
If this was helpful please rate me.
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Posted on Sep 11, 2010

  • cynthiaarobi Sep 11, 2010

    THIS DID NOT WORK. IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE

  • cynthiaarobi Sep 11, 2010

    THIS DID NOT WORK. IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE

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