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W10404050 W10240513 Washer Latch & Strike for Whirlpool / Maytag / Amana

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SKU: APNW10404050_KIT    
Condition: New
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Replacement lid latch and strike kit used for some Whirlpool, Admiral, Amana, Crosley, Inglis, Kenmore, Maytag and Roper washer models.

Directly Replaces: WPW10404050, W10404050, AP5263307, W10238287, 1938607, AH3497627, EA3497627, PS3497627, W10240513, AP4514459, 1873013, AH2579805, EA2579805, PS2579805.


  • 4 Wire Plug Connection.
  • 2 Bezels included. One white and one gray.
  • Kit includes W10240513 Lid Lock Strike.

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W10404050 W10240513 Washer Latch & Strike for Whirlpool / Maytag / Amana


Repair Skill Level:

2 Screwdrivers

The lid latch and strike is used on top load machines to lock the lid in place while the unit is running.

Failure Symptoms: When the lid latch and/or fails the unit may not be able to fill, wash, drain, or spin.

How to Test: Check for damage on the strike. Use a multi-meter to test the latch for electrical continuity. If there is damage or no continuity, they should be replaced.

*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.

Disclaimer: Information and recommendations contained herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof. Since the conditions and methods of use of the information referred to are beyond control, and Thrifty Appliance Parts LLC, cannot be held liable for results obtained or arising from use or reliance on such information.
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.

  • Works perfectly

    Posted by Unknown on 31st Jul 2018

    I'm so happy I purchased this product! My washer would enter the spin cycle, chirp and click a few times, and then wouldn't spin the clothes. I read on an online forum that replacing the lid lock latch would possibly worked. I ordered this part. It was boxed well, so it wouldn't get crushed. I followed the instructions in the video; it took about 20 minutes. Now my spin cycle works again!!! I had never attempted a washer repair before this one, and I completed it without any problems.