Replacement lid switch used for some Kenmore and Whirlpool washer models.
Directly Replaces: WP3949238, 3949238, WP3949238VP, 10800-61, ES9238, 547222, AP6008880, EAP11742021, PD00002488, PS11742021.
- Secures the lid during the wash cycle on top loading washer models.
- Used on some direct drive top load washers.
- Uses 3 Flat Terminals.
- Included plastic wire lead sleeve can be trimmed to appropriate length.
- Harness uses flat style plug with flat connections.
- Includes (1) Lid Switch with Metal Shield and 3-Wire Harness Assembly.
- Color: Gray.
- Material: Plastic / Metal.
- Electrical Specs: 125-250V, 50-60 Hz, 1/2 HP.
- Dimensions: 3-3/8"L x 2-1/4"W x 1-5/8"H.
- Additional Dimensions: Harness and Plug measure 23 1/2"L.
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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