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The Maytag TL lid lock was not unlocking. finally after repeated unplug-plug, etc. it unlocked. I snipped off the plastic hook on the washer (not lid) & now it won't go into the wash cycle. Evidentlly that was not a smart thing to do! Any suggestions?

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Hi, I have a code-OD at washer Maytag FAV6800 . What this mean and how can solve? Thank You!

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Google this for a similiar issue of breaking the Left Hand Lid Lock.

lid lock assembly look for forum response by dh1200s.


You are going to need a complete L.H. Lid lock assembly. p/n 25001048 Google for best price.


You have the issue of the Lid Locks no releasing so even after a replacemant L.H. Lid lock assembly (not cheap) you have the root cause issue to troubleshoot.


If you want to troubleshoot Google this ""Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW"" a forum where I help owners of the FAV6800A and FAV9800A machines.


It's free because my time is free. I post as dh1200s at that forum and others as well as here. FAV6800AWDIY is my second account on this forum......Good Luck

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My washer is locked won't open


Will Not Unlock
• Press off. The motor control is not responding if it
takes 4 minutes to unlock. The motor control is
either bad or disconnected.
• Unplug and reconnect power cord. Wait 20 seconds
for machine to unlock.
• Check lid locked switch circuit. Circuit should be
closed at machine control.
• Check for loose electrical connections at lid lock and
at machine control board.
• Push lid closed to make sure nothing from inside is
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• If necessary, remove clothes by disconnecting power

to washer, and open top cover with a putty knife.Here is the part to order.


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Nov 13, 2012 | Maytag Neptune FAV9800AW Top Load Washer

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My maytag neptune fav6800vaw washer will not complete the wash cycle. i press pause but the lid does not unlock so the machine is still filled with clothes & water.


I would go into Service Mode and try to unlock the lid latches. Google this

Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

Go to the 5th post down there is a link to the Service Manual. The Service Manual will show you how to get into Service Manual and unlock the lid Locks. If you can't unlock in Service Mode the Service Manual will show you how to release the washer top from thew base to remove your clothes.

If you need additional help post in that forum for help ; Maytag/Magic Chef/Admiral/Jenn-Air

Aug 04, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I have a Maytag Neptune TL, it won't unlock and still shows 22 minutes left to wash...I just would like to get in unlocked for now, and take my clothes out...Thanks you!


If the Lid Locks won't release you can release the Washer top from the base. You need a putty knife and press in to release the.

Un plug the washer from the 120VAC outlet.

Insert a plastic putty knife in line with the lid seam and

push in to release catches on the left and right side.
Yhe top cover is hinged at the rear.
See Pic fpr putty knife insertion point;

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Ypu can get the Service Manual for here Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

5 post doen in the sticky.

Apr 03, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I have a Maytag Neptune TL washing machine, it runs almost all the way through they cycle but on the last spin cycle it stops and the digital display shows LO. Can you help me?


LO error code:

Locked: Lid has failed to unlock -

the machine has repeatedly tried to

unlock the lid. Push lid closed to

make sure nothing from the inside is

pressing against the lid, preventing

unlocking.

Is that the issue? Have the Lid locks failed to release and you can't open the Lid?

Or have the Lid Locks released so you can open the washer lid but the error code LO remains?

If you want to DIY I will help you.

Google this Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW

This is a DIY Appliance repair forum no cost and you can get the Service Manual from this site.

In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues with the machine.

In that Sticky are other what I find to be common Service Repair notes for issues with the machine.

If you need help post in the Maytag/Magic Chef/Admiral/Jenn-Air forum with your issue and we will try to help. No cost to you for the support..........D*ick

Mar 03, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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How do i unlock a maytag neptune tl?


Disconnect the machine from power source then insert a plastic putty knife or similar tool in line with the lid seam and push in to release catches on the left and right side. The top cover can then be hinged up.
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Once the top cover is raised, remove each of the 1/4" hex-head screw attaching each lid lock to the top cover.
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Release the lid locks from the lid then reinstall them back into the top cover. Take the opportunity to visually check the lid locks and the harnesses for any obvious sign of degradation such corrosion and broken wires.

Sep 26, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Neptune TL locked lid light stays lit


foxste
I will give you a few things to try that are non technical and let’s see if the Control Board will let you in Service Mode. If so we will try lock and unlock the washer in Service Mode.
The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.
Let enter Service Mode;
Enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00”

Board Output Test
While in Service Mode, pressing the Delicates key will begin the Board Output Test. This test turns on a
specified output after a key press. (Pressing the Delicates key again cancels the test.) All outputs
will be turned off after five (5) minutes.

Now Press the Colors / Jeans key this should lock the Left and Right Lid Locks….. did it?

If the lid locked now press the Extra Rinse Key and this should Unlock the Left and Right Lid Locks….. did it?


Let me know and we will go from there. I’m trying to get a feel for what Control Board functionality you have……Rich

Apr 29, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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I can't get the washer to unlock. The cycle is stuck and I think the load is unbalanced but I can't get the washer door electronic lock to open even after I turn the washer off and unplug it


Manual Door Unlocking Procedure for Maytag Neptune Top Load Washers
  1. Safety first. Unplug the machine.
  2. Insert a plastic putty knife blade in the front edge of the machine between the top cover and the cabinet and in line with the lid seam on the left and on the right.
  3. Push in to release the latches holding the top cover to the cabinet.
  4. Lift the front of the top cover and release the lid from the lid locks.
  5. Disconnect the wiring harness from the lid locks. Clean the terminals to ensure good connection.
  6. Reconnect the lid locks wiring harness and push the top cover back into the cabinet until the latches lock up.
Please let me know if the problem comes back for further troubleshooting and repair guide.

Jan 24, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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