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I have a Whirlpool Cbrio top load washer. it won't start it's cycle. Once it senses the load, the lock lid light flashes and it does nothing. can this be fixed?

I have a whirlpool cabrio top load washer. I did have a problem with the spin, but I fixed that problem. Now it won't start it's cycle; once it senses the load the lock lid light flashes and it does nothing...

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I would say that the lock has failed. Either the lock itself or maybe the pin or latch that fits into it when you close the door may have cracked / broken. If the machine thinks the door / lid is still open, it wont let you start it.

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SOURCE: I have a wtw5600xw0 Whirlpool washer. When I press the start button the sensing light and lid lock lights turn on. Then after a few seconds the lid lock light goes off and the sensing light stays fl

Swich off the machine, try some WD40 on the door mechanism (on machine lock, not on the door) and open & shut for a minute or two. Then try the machine, spin only just to try.

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SOURCE: whirpool cabrio wtw5500xw top load washer will not start lid light flashes then goes out and into flashing pause mode

You will need to replace the lid latch assembly. Here is the part to order.
Here is a video to show you how to replace the lid latch.

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SOURCE: my whirlpool cabrio washer #wtw555oxwo won't work. The lid lock light keeps flashing and the washer won't start

Lid switch was flashing on/off now won't even light washer fill and pumps out but won't wash or spin HELP

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