How to Check to See if a GE Washer Lid Switch Is Bad?

Answer When the mechanical lid switch on a GE washing machine is defective or broken, the washer will often fail to spin or might not work at all. This is because the lid must be closed completely in orde... Read More »

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How to Check a Magnetic Switch in a GE Washer?

GE Appliances is a division of the General Electric Company that manufactures appliances for residential customers. GE washing machines feature a safety component, known as a lid switch, that preve... Read More »

How to Jump a Lid Switch for a Kenmore Washer?

Servicing your Kenmore washer yourself saves money, especially if the unit is out of warranty. The best way to test various components is with a multimeter. It is possible to test some parts withou... Read More »

How to Replace a Whirlpool Washer LSQ8243HQ Lid Switch?

The Whirlpool LSQ8243HQ washing machine is a top-loading appliance. The lid on the washer lifts up to open and drops to close. When the lid is closed, it depresses a lid switch, which lets the drye... Read More »

How do you take off the top of a Kenmore 80 series washer to replace the lid switch?

Make sure the unit is unplugged, then used two butter knives to insert in the front part of the lid...about 2 inches in from the outside corners to raise the lid.