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My washer stops during cycle ...has to open and shut lid several times to get back to washing...why

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You need to replace the "Lid Switch" on the machine. Over time, the contacts in the switch become worn or dirt and lint gets in it and becomes faulty.

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Hi,
Your Maytag has an off balance switch that will trip and shut off the machine if the load is unbalanced from a large carpet, etc. It resets when you open the lid. Re arrange the clothes and restart.
Hope this helps,
Best Regards,
Mark

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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