Replacement lid switch assembly used for some Whirlpool, Admiral, Amana, Crosley, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Magic Chef, Maytag and Roper brand washing machine models.
Directly Replaces: WP8318084, 8318084, AP3180933, 1018522, AH886960, EA886960, PS886960.
- Includes grounding wire.
- Approx. 3"L x 2"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.
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