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I have a roper washer and the lid lock light started

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I have a roper washer and the lid lock light started blinking and wouldn't complete cycle. I purchased a new lock mechanism and the new mech won't allow the lid to close
JA: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Model RTW4640YQ1, ABOUT 4 YEARS OLD
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I just replaced the lid lock mechanism on my roper washer rtw4640yq1, now the fill light comes on but nothing happens
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I don't think so
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 2 months ago.

Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

If you replaced the lid lock but its still not locking or working properly then the lock circuit on the main board has failed so the board will have to be replaced pretty common with those models. The replacement board is listed below:

Washer Control Board

Part #: W10484681 - click here

you can likely find one cheaper on ebay or amazon, if you want to shop around for a better price just visit those sites and enter the part number in the search on those sites.

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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 2 months ago.

Hi there,
I see the question is still open and I have not heard back from you is there something else I can help you with?