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1. why doesnt washer stop spinning when i open lid during spin cycle? 2. why does my washer make a grinding noise during spin cycle?

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Lid switch is stuck or bad. spin baring may be going bad

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Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary. If there's a loud thumping noise during the spin cycle, the load of clothes has probably gotten unbalanced. Open the lid, redistribute the clothes in the washer, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.

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