3949247V Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch Assembly

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The Top Load Washer Lid Switch Assembly ensures that the washer door is closed while the washer is spinning. If the lid switch is broken, the washer will not spin. If the washer won't spin but will still agitate, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the washer and novice repair experience. You must unplug the washer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part. Helpful Tip: We also recommend using affresh® Washing Machine Cleaner Tablets* (item W10135699) once a month to help reduce odor-causing residue that can build up in your washing machine's drain without proper care. *affresh® brand products are owned and distributed by Whirlpool Corporation.

Part Specification
• This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
• This product is a replacement part
• Package contains (1) Top Load Washer Lid Switch Assembly
• Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver

Weight : 2.1801 lbs
Dimension : 15.5905 x 7.4803 x 2.5984
$22.21
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The Top Load Washer Lid Switch Assembly ensures that the washer door is closed while the washer is spinning. If the lid switch is broken, the washer will not spin. If the washer won't spin but will still agitate, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the washer and novice repair experience. You must unplug the washer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part. Helpful Tip: We also recommend using affresh® Washing Machine Cleaner Tablets* (item W10135699) once a month to help reduce odor-causing residue that can build up in your washing machine's drain without proper care. *affresh® brand products are owned and distributed by Whirlpool Corporation.

Part Specification
• This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
• This product is a replacement part
• Package contains (1) Top Load Washer Lid Switch Assembly
• Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver

Weight : 2.1801 lbs
Dimension : 15.5905 x 7.4803 x 2.5984
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The following parts are replaced by this product

  1. 3949237
  2. 3949239
  3. 3949240
  4. 3949247
DIY Guide to Replacing the 3949247V Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch Assembly

Replacing the lid switch assembly on your Whirlpool washer is a useful DIY project that will help keep your appliance working properly. Having a properly functioning lid switch is important, as it prevents the machine from agitating and spinning when the lid is open. Follow these step-by-step instructions to easily replace the 3949247V Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch Assembly.

Materials Needed:

• 3949247V Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch Assembly
• Phillips head screwdriver
• Flat head screwdriver

Instructions:

1. Unplug your washer from the wall outlet and turn off the water supply.

2. Remove the screws holding the access panel in place at the back of the machine.

3. Carefully remove the access panel and set aside.

4. Locate the lid switch assembly near the top, center of the washer’s interior.

5. Use your screwdrivers to unscrew the three screws that hold the lid switch assembly in place.

6. Disconnect the wire harness from the lid switch.

7. Carefully remove the lid switch from the machine.

8. Install the new 3949247V Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch Assembly into the machine in the exact same manner the old switch was removed.

9. Connect the wire harness to the new switch.

10. Reattach the screws to secure the switch in place.

11. Replace the access panel and reattach the screws that held it in place.

12. Turn on the water supply and plug in the washer.

Your Whirlpool washer is now ready to use with a properly functioning 3949247V Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch Assembly.

Please keep in mind, these instructions are for general guidance and should always be used in conjunction with the manufacturer's manual, if available.
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