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Have kenmore 70 series washer model #20702991 ser #1069231 type 111 will not drain. It starts the cycle by agitating then stops and will not go to drain cycle. switch on top lid does not ckick, tried tester did not have power.

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The lid switch must close for the washer to spin. I've seen a lot of these break where it's mounted to the top. You may still be able to reach under the top to grab the switch to close it and get it to drain. You'll almost certainly need to replace the lid switch.

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