Replacement lid switch used for some Crosley, Kenmore, Whirlpool and Maytag models.
Directly Replaces: WP3355458, 3355458, AP2946951, 520852, AH341513, EA341513, PS341513, 52085, SAP33554582.
- 38'' Leads.
- 14'' Tube (Gray).
- Plastic Ground Terminals.
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.
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