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With the washer, the wash cycle ony comes on if the lid is opend/up, while the spin scycle only works with the lid down/closed. This happens with all three cycles, White/Color/delicate. is it the lid switch or the timing control unit?

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  • beerhunter2 Nov 08, 2010

    Ok. why does it only happen at the wash cycle while acting normal with the spin? I just thought if it is a bad switch it be either always on or always \off (contact /no contact).

  • beerhunter2 Nov 11, 2010

    Thanks I will but the part and replace it

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Hi

The spin operation is performed while the lid is closed, its a normal process. If the timer was bad then the cycle would not get completed. However, in wash cycle the lid switch is getting activated which should not be the case. You'll need to clean the contacts for the lid switch, the switch is getting shorted and is also working in wash cycle. In case the cleaning doesn't help then you'll need to replace the lid switch. Lid switch doesn't come separate, it comes as Lid Lock assembly. Please check part#50 in the below diagram---
With the washer, the wash - daniel_s_3.gif
You can buy it from this link---
Lid Lock Assembly for FGX831C
Hope this helps... Please post back if you need further assistance.
Daniel

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Hi, the problem with the lid switch which you need to replace to restore it back to the proper way......

Posted on Nov 08, 2010

  • Tunde Autos
    Tunde Autos Nov 09, 2010

    It seems the lid switch is having a partial contact problem which make is malfunction....

  • Tunde Autos
    Tunde Autos Nov 09, 2010

    It seems the lid switch is having a partial contact problem which make is malfunction....

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