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Lid locker The first solution you sent to me doesn't work.I checked the top lid locker and it 's look fine.Do you have somethingelses.please.Thank you

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Hi again,

Appreciate much the "Ask Me".

I posted a rejoinder in your original post. Below is a copy...

"To fully determine whether the switch is defective or not, a continuitytester is required as well as access/removal of the said switch. This page would show you general idea of lid switches, while here would be an illustration of a generic approach to gaining access to lid switch of a top loading washer.

Another indicator would be a solid clicking sound if the switch engages but technically the continuity test would be best
."

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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    Louie Role Jul 21, 2008

    A quick & dirty check if it is really the switch or not (and in the
    absence of a continuity tester) is simply (but temporarily) jumping / shorting the
    wires (two) that goes to the lid switch. The lid switch is a safety
    feature hence doing this procedures calls for knowledge of basic
    electrical circuitry and related safe practices when working with
    electrically powered devices.

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