How do you bypass the lid lock on a Maytag Bravos washer?
- Turn off the washer and unplug the appliance.
- Locate the retaining tabs and/or screws that hold the top horizontal panel down.
- Look for the lid lock switch on the underside of the top panel and where it fits into the appliance.
- Put the lid back down and plug the washing machine back into the electrical outlet.
Keeping this in view, how do I unlock my Maytag washer?
Reach up along the inside of the front and locate the bottom of the door switch/lock mechanism. Located on the bottom of the door switch/lock mechanism is a tear shaped tab. Gently pull the tab down about 1/4 inch or until a click is heard. The door can now be opened.
Subsequently, question is, why can't I open my washing machine door? Reasons why your washing machine door might be stuck Interlocks can take some time to release at the end of the cycle, so be patient. The most common cause is water left in machine. Try running a spin/drain cycle. The door catch, handle, or some part of the door catch mechanism is broken and not opening the door.
Regarding this, why is my lid lock light flashing on Maytag washer?
Lid Lock Light Flashing: The Lid Lock Light will flash if Lid Lock has not moved into the Lock Position, the Lock Motor can not be powered, or the Lid is not closed completely due to interference. Some models will lock immediately, while others will not lock until after the wash cycle has started.
How long can you pause a washing machine for?
You can pause the cycle. If you stop the cycle it takes 30+/- seconds for the lock mechanism to release.