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I have a Whirlpool H2low mod#WTW4950xw2 and the lid locking

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I have a Whirlpool H2low mod#WTW4950xw2 and the lid locking mechanism is not locking so the machine does not work. Can I bypass this lock or do I need to get a new part?

Randy 43 :

hello, that lock plugs into the main board so you cant bypass it , the board needs to sense the circuit is closed

Randy 43 :

it is a $45 part ..not too bad

Randy 43 : Door Lock W10404050

Item #1938607 (OEM Part)


Lid latch assembly

Manufacturer Number W10404050


ok do I order/



Randy 43 :

online at or any local parts place can get it for you ..or any other online parts place as well if you have one you prefer


The wire harness just clips off and on the lock?

Randy 43 :

the harness plugs into the rear console board and the top lifts up ,there is a 3 min video at repair if you put in the part number W10404050 that should help you as well



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