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Hello, I have a Maytag Washer Model LAT5514AAE serial 13064193QB.

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Hello, I have a Maytag Washer Model LAT5514AAE serial 13064193QB. The fuse near the lid switch is blown. The replaced fuse blew as soon as the washer was turned on. Washer appears to have a short. What things to look at? George

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George,

9 times out of 10, the lid switch itself causes the fuse to blow, that is why it is recommended that it be replaced anytime the fuse is blown out.. Cost to repair this problem is about $30.00, you can click on the blue link below to order a replacement for your washer.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Is is necessary to replace the entire assembly? What is on the assembly besides the switch itself? I tested the switch with ohm meter and the open side is always closed.


thanks George

There should be 2 switches on it, one is a safety switch and if both make contact at the same time it blows the fuse immediately.


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks Chas, I found the assembly locally. I'm headed there. I'll let you know how it goes.


George

no problem


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Chas, Thank you. Assembly is in and adjusted, washer is working. Tested each area of the cycle/timer switch, all is working. You were the help I needed.


Thanks Again


George


 

Glad I was able to help, Enjoy the weekend
Chas