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Mike, Home Appliance Technician
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Washer wont run unless I force the switch. Can I change the

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Washer won't run unless I force the switch. Can I change the switch and how would I get instructions/breakdown? Thanks John.
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Hi John, can you give me a minute to look up the model number.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Relist: Other.
Asked for the model no. Which he already had.
Hi, please read the posts carefully, I asked for time to look up this model number on my pc (I did not ask for the model number), do you still need help with this problem?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Need an answer to original question
Ok John, can I have a few minutes to look up the model number please.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Looks like this one is located inside the control panel, to gain access to the control panel pull the unit out from the wall, Take the panel off in the rear of the control panel. It's likely the switch is loose or broken, the switch is fairly cheap so it might be worth replacing it. The part number is XXXXX You would remove the wire harness then press the clip on the side to unsnap it from the machine. Before doing this make sure the lid is lifted.

If you need a suppliers of the switch where you can order it feel free to post back John :)

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Hi John,

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help? If you are still having a problem please feel free to come back for additional assistance.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Your answer helped however I did not replace the switch as you suggested since it functioned ok. The metal bracket arm was bent. I straightedge the arm and reinstalled. Thanks.