Question about Washing Machines
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Based on your description, "the screws that hold the lid switch loosened all the way, and will not tighten back up" it sounds like you`ll need to replace the lid switch, but first...
( this is also based on the idea its a whirlpool made top load, but you haven`t specified )
This is a common problem with these type of units since the assembly is made of plastic, fortunately changing it is pretty easily...
( this is based on the most common Whirlpool, Estate, Kitchen-Aid, Roper, Kenmore, Inglis top-load washer, not necessarily applicable to ALL...especially those built in the past 1-2yrs. the model number would distinguish if it applies to your particular model )
Here`s a helpful link for changing it out,
The lid switch will look like this...
Let me know what you find and if I can assist you further.
Posted on Sep 16, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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