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Kenmore washer I have a Kenmore washing machine, model #24642300. It is a top loading machine. It fills with water just fine, but after that it does nothing. I am wondering if it is the lid sensor thingy blooper! I noticed on your site you said that when the lid is slowly closed you should hear a click. I do not hear a click. My washing machine will normally fill up with the lid open but does nothing else. The lid must be closed to make it operate. Thus, the reason for my suspicions. Do you have any ideas for me? Can I bypass that switch so it works regardless of the lid being opened or closed? Thanks for any help you can give me. Smiles, Teena

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The switch can be bypassed BUT if you do be careful it is after all a safety device to prtect those who "know no better than stick their hand in a wash tub spinning over 700 rpm" the switch may be on the left side just behind left lid hinge on some it was even under right side and others on right edge of lid opening either the screw holes are broke off or lever is not pressing in to activate switch..1 other thing ck screws in hinges if left side is loose have seen it fail to engage switch lever

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