Question about Washing Machines
is a clear evidence of a broken lid switch. Power to the drive motor is
routed through the lid switch during the drain/spin cycle. The machine,
therefore, cannot drain and spin when the lid switch is not working.
The drain pump doesn't work because it is directly coupled to the rear
spline of the motor. Replace the lid switch to address the problem.
Release the console from the top of the cabinet depending on the model of your machine then pull forward and up on the console and lay it back on the hinges.
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Disconnect the lid switch harness connecThe washing machine (Kenmore 80 - 9698f29.jpgsing on the tab located in the middle and pulling it up.
The cabinet is attached to the rear of the washer by two brass-colored retaining clips. Insert a flat blade screwdriver into the turned-up edge ofThe washing machine (Kenmore 80 - 4e2277c.jpglocated on both sides, and then pry back to release the clip from the slot in the cabinet.
Open and hold the lid while grabbing the cabinet front opening then tilt the top of the cabinet toward you by pulling tThe washing machine (Kenmore 80 - 8557e5b.jpgaway from the base. This releases the front and back slots of the cabinet from the tabs in the front and back of the base.
Using the side of your leg and/or body as a suThe washing machine (Kenmore 80 - 9652994.jpghe front of the cabinet, carefully lift up the cabinet and lay the front on a cushioned floor to access the lid switch.
Remove The washing machine (Kenmore 80 - b27a7aa.jpgitch ground and mounting screws then release the wire harness from the metal retainers. Pull the lid switch connector out and install the new lid switch in reverse order of the removal steps.
Bring the cabinet to the front of the washer then slide the front bottom rail of the cabinet under the rail at the base of the machine then lay down the cabinet into position. Make sure the slots in the cabinet sit into the tabs at the base of machine.
Reconnect the lid switch harness then push the retaining clips back down into position to secure the cabinet to the rear of the machine. Reinstall and secure the console to complete the repair.
Posted on Jan 01, 2011
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