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8318084 Washer Lid Switch For Kenmore

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SKU: APN8318084K    
Condition: New
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Replacement lid switch assembly used for some Admiral, Amana, Crosley, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Magic Chef, Maytag, Roper, and Whirlpool washer models.

Directly Replaces: WP8318084, 8318084, WP8318084VP, ES8084, TJ90ES8084, 11480-61, 1018522, AH886960, AP3180933, AP6012742, EA886960, EAP11745957, PD00002474, PS11745957, PS886960.


  • Secures the lid during the wash cycle on top loading washer models.
  • Used on some direct drive top load washers.
  • Has 3 flat terminals that the harness plugs onto.
  • Located under the control panel on the top rear left corner of the unit.
  • Includes (1) Lid Switch Assembly with Grounding Wire.


  • Color: Gray / White.
  • Material: Plastic Housing.
  • Electrical Specs: 125-250V, 60 / 50-60 Hz, 1/2 HP.
  • Dimensions: 3"L x 2"W x 1-15/16"H.

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8318084 Washer Lid Switch For Kenmore


Repair Skill Level:

2 Screwdrivers

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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