Replacement lid switch used for some Whirlpool and Kenmore brand washing machine models.
Directly Replaces: WP3949238, 3949238, AP3100001, 547222, AH350431, EA350431, PS350431.
- Lid switch assembly.
- 3 wire lead.
- Approx. 3.5"L x 8.75"W.
The lid switch is used on top load machines to tell if the lid is opened or closed.
Failure Symptoms: When the lid switch fails the unit may not be able to fill, wash, drain, or spin.
How to Test: Use a multi-meter to test the switch for electrical continuity. If there is no continuity replace the switch.
*Continuity is the presence of a complete path for current flow. A continuity test is a quick check to see if a circuit is open or closed. Only a closed, complete circuit (one that is switched ON) has continuity.
*Continuity testing should be attempted only when voltage is NOT present in the circuit being tested. Always unplug the device or turn off the main circuit breaker before attempting a continuity test. Ensure that all capacitors are safely discharged.
The User assumes responsibility associated with making test measurements, adjustments, parts replacements and any other action necessary to perform any recommended procedures. It is the responsibility of the User to ask for clarification if a recommendation is not fully understood, including the risks and hazards associated with the recommended procedures.
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Recently we had an issue with our Kenmore 90 series washing machine when the safety switch broke with the washer full of water. I went on line and quickly found this replacement part. The price was very reasonable and the part shipped quickly. I was able to repair the unit back to original working condition saving time and money. Thank you for this quality part which shipped quickly and saved the day.