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I can't get the Maytag Atlantis washer to turn on. We just

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I can't get the Maytag Atlantis washer to turn on. We just moved into the house so I have no history with the machine. I have tried plugging the machine into various outlets that I know to be working.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: could be ten years old or more. It a top loading Maytag Atlantis. Oversize capacity Plus
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If it is simple.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not that I can think of.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 3 months ago.

Good morning. My name is ***** ***** I'll be assisting you with your washer today. First, there are only 2 things that can cause your washer to be 100% dead and that would be no power getting to the washer or a bad lid switch assembly. It sounds like you've already tried other outlets so the unit is getting power which means that the lid switch below the control panel has failed and needs to be ordered and replaced. You'll need the full model number located on a sticker on the back of the control panel on the far left to look up the correct part number but the part is about $50 or so and if your'e handy you can replace it yourself.

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