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Washing machine problem

Hey Bugjuice,
Thanks for responding to my question. Just to be more specific, the washing machine is shared by 6 people in our house and when it was my turn to use it I lifted to top loading lid and found water already filled in the tank, but the controls would not respond to anything. The water in the tank was dirty so I'm guessing the last person to use it just pulled their laundry out when the washer cut out on them half way through the wash maybe?
I don't know what happened, no one is owning up to it and I'm the only idiot who would try and lift a finger in this place. Anyways, the washer is not reponding to any dial settings but there is full power at the outlet and it's still filled to the top with dirty water. Do you think it's still the Lid switch?

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I would also think it is a lid switch although this sounds like a pump is freezing up the works, can you hear a hum when you pull out the dial? If you can I would pop the access panel on the back and pull the dial out watching the motor to see if it pulls to one side.
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