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I have a fridgedair stack washer dryer that had lid switch

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I have a fridgedair stack washer dryer that had lid switch replaced the first of august the washer will not start again I do not hear or feel the lid switch try to lock The three beeps are slow again and machine fails to respond

Hello from Just Answer and the Appliance Catigory
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 36 Years, I own my own Appliance repair Company
And I teach appliance repair at a local Community College.
I have over 100,000 plus in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.
You will be paying me for my ANSWER to your Appliance Question,, Not for the repair of your appliance hence the name of this site Just Answer.
I will do my best to take the information that you provide to me and make a Diagnosis for you to be able to repair your own Appliance.

Can I please have the Full model number of the unit to better assist you ?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
forget the call tell me what you know
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
are you still there??
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
hello is anyone still there , I need to get back to work please

The system would not let me respond back to you

And the dryer is working fine ? it has no issues correct.

And do you have a Volt-ohm meter to be able to do any testing ?

I see you may have gone to work .

I responded right back to you when you ask your question.

You are not the ONLY customer that I assist.

I was on another call with a customer ,which does take time .

If you still need assistance .reply back when you have some time to be able to do some testing on your unit.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I have avolt meter
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
dryer works fine for now

Ok it does sound as if it is the lid switch .

So lets test it between Black and Red for continuity when the lid is closed.

And of course this is the Black wire and the Red wire on the lid switch .

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I had to go to my house to use my computer I wish Icould do this on my phone I dont have atouch here option can I answer on my message boxIm going back to where the washer is hope we can still communicate cn you just email me

Per just Answer policy all communications must go thru Just Answer .

So No I would not be able to E-mail you.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
if no continuity does that mean its the lid switch &what would make it fail so soon?

Yes if the switch has no continuity when it is closed then the switch is bad.

As for the cause ,the unit being in an out of balance spin mode.

Dropping the lid.

The switch being faulty internal

Or even the way the switch was installed.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
well I will try that dont know how I will be able to talk to you again thanks sorry about the confusion too many devises involved

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I`m normally on line from 10:30 Am till 5 p.m. EST ,Monday -Friday

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
checked continuity with lid closed red and black wire on top of switch there is continuity
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
did you get my last message there is continuity

Not till just now!!

if you have continuity then you have a faulty electronic control board .

The link below is to the part you will need from a highly recommended company rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau.
They offer a 100% money back guarantee, EVEN ON INSTALLED ELECTRICAL PARTS, for an entire year!
They are the only company to allow returns on installed parts for a refund and offer a FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY!

If you have any questions just reply back to me

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Customer: replied 1 day ago.
thank you Woody for your continued help the board that you thought was the problem did not solve or change anything .So I ordered control board listed on diagram as #8 sits right next to washer control knob . That allowed the washer to start all though it took several times pressing the start button to respond , but at first it would not complete any cycle. I finally got it to spin full speed but the drain pump won't shut off unless I turn off washer
Customer: replied 1 day ago.
I guess I'm wondering if it could be a combo and I really needed to replace both boards bummer is I sent the first board back with out trying that first
Customer: replied 1 day ago.
also I'm sorry I did not know about the rating thing ,I did do it this morning thank you again I'm too old for this computer stuff

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