03:47AM | 02/19/07
Member Since: 02/18/07
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My Kenmore washer series 80, Modle # 110.29802890 just started to stop when its time to drain the rinse water. If you open the lid and close it again it will start and finish the cycle. I'm thinking it is the timer, but don't want to go ahead because it is over $100 to replace. Any help?


08:33AM | 02/19/07
Member Since: 11/11/02
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** stops when its time to drain the water [and spin]. If you open the lid and close it again it will start and finish the cycle. **

It sounds like a problem in the lid switch. A washer will not go into spin (where the drain also takes place) unless it can detect that the lid is closed, as a safety precaution. That is done via the lid switch (see the following link).

- Kenmore 110.29802890 Lid Switch


** I'm thinking it is the timer **

If there was a problem in the timer, opening the lid should not affect its operation.


Dan O.

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