Question about Maytag MVWB750W Top Load Washer
The instructions are in this manual:
ML-6 training manual 8178643.pdf section 4 page 4-4 through 4-6
The latch is item 29 of this link:
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Posted on May 24, 2011
Have you tried jumping the switch with a jumper wire to see if it is actually the lid switch in the unit take a wire and stip off both ends and then connect from points 1 -3 on the connector this causes the switch itself to be bypassed and if it is the switch would make the machine start to function part number 29 in this diagram would be the latch that you are interested in replacing click here for the schematic http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/partsdirect/showSubComp.pd?imageUrl=http%3a%2f%2fc.searspartsdirect.com%2flis_png%2fPLDM%2fW0907091-00001.png if you have any further questions message me back I await your reply Thanks Rick
Posted on May 23, 2011
12001908 Maytag Lid Switch Kit
Part Number 12001908
Avaliable at www.dryerpartsonline.com
you can buy these on line but if you have a parts place near you I would recommend getting it from them to avoid confusion and possibly getting the wrong part.
Here is a link to several videos that explain how to check and how to replace the switch. These are more helpful than instructions.
Here are some instructions for you in case there is an issue with the videos.
First of all, unplug your washer. You will need to remove the console in order to get to the lid switch. The washer may have release tabs under the console at each front corner. Simply slide a putty knife straight in from the front at each corner and push in while lifting up. You should feel the release tabs push in and the console will pop up. If not equipped with this type of console, you may have a console that has removable end caps. They can be removed by gently prying up on the top of them from the rear on each side. You may have to use a small screwdriver for this. The caps should pop right off. Once removed, you will need to loosen a screw under each cap. Once you have the console loosened, carefully lift it up and lay it back over the rear panel of the washer in its resting position. Be careful not to damage the small plastic hinges that hold it in place. Now you will need to perform the following steps:
1. Under the console you will find the lid switch connector. Unplug the switch from the connector.
2. There will be two brass colored clips. You will need to remove these to remove the machine casing. Place a flat blade screwdriver straight down into the opening on top of the washer and into the groove of the clip. Push the screwdriver away from you while holding into the groove and the clip will release.
3. Open the lid of the washer and place your hand under the front rim of the opening (DO NOT grab the wash tub). Now pull the case from the frame by lifting from the back first.
You do not have to remove it all the way from the frame, just enough to gain access to the switch. All there is to the switch is a couple of screws holding it in and a ground wire. It's a pretty easy repair job. Some models will have the switch located on the right-hand side of the lid rim opening, while other models will have the switch located on the left-hand side near the lid hinge.
Once you've completed your switch installation, make sure you get the case back on the frame correctly by following these steps:
1. While looking down through the lid opening, place the front lip of the machine case UNDER the washer frame and start leaning it back onto the frame. There are four small cleats that must fit into four slots on the case or the washer will vibrate. Make sure the frame is seated properly, lean forward from the front of the washer, grasp both sides of the rear panel and pull towards the case. The rear panel should be seated and flush with the casing before inserting the retaining clips.
2. Insert the brass-colored clips into the slot on the washer rear panel first, and then push straight down into the opening on the top of the washer with some force. If you have the case seated correctly, the clips will snap back in.
3. Make sure you plug the connector from the console back into the lid switch receptacle BEFORE you reassemble the console. This is easy to forget
Posted on May 23, 2011
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