20 Most Recent Whirlpool LSR6232J Top Load Washer Questions & Answers


we just bypass them,unless your going to stick your hand in there during spin cycle,-unplug washer,remove the 2 head screws 1 on each side of the head,flip the head up,you will see the lid switch jack in the middle of the top of washer, unplug it,cut the 2 outside wires and wire nut them together,plug back in,put the head back,plug in washer and your done,this way it cost you nothing to fix,the other way would be around $40,let me know how you do-mike

Whirlpool... | Answered on Aug 08, 2013


Hello Roger.
Please do the following checks for they might just help.

Check that the water supply valves are turned on
Inspect the filter screens
Test for overheating
Inspect the water pump
Test the water inlet valve
Test the motor

Most probably this case may be due to a faulty motor.Good luck.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jul 07, 2013


If you find no problems with the suspension rods and springs, you can remove that spin basket and check for an item that could be stuck between the spin basket and the plastic outer tub. Also, check the "balance ring" on the top of the basket. The should be fluid in it. You can check this my shaking the basket and you should hear water.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Nov 13, 2012


you need to replace the inlrt valve

Whirlpool... | Answered on Sep 04, 2011


This is almost certainly a simple problem with your empty pump filter being clogged. The empty cycle is timed and if it can't get all the water out in time because the filter is blocked and slowing the empty down, then it will fail safe and won't step on to the final spin cycle with excess water in the drum.
You need to locate and clean the filter. Depending on the model (not familiar which with the model you mention) there is probably a round filter cap on the front of the machine at the bottom (It may be behind a small door or hidden behind a clip on panel on the bottom)

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jul 06, 2011


lid switch,do you want me to show you how to bypass it?mike

Whirlpool... | Answered on May 24, 2011


you can do that,just insulate them very well and then don't stick your hand into the machine when its spinning cause i guarantee it will tear your arm off at worst if not dislocate it,keep your mind on your work and don't let little kids near it

Whirlpool... | Answered on May 14, 2010


Simple, dont as this could be very dangerouse. as machine will work. Think saftey as you dont want children, or your own limbs ripped from your body for the sake of saving a small ammount of money.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Mar 09, 2010


Behind each end cap (back of washer) you will find a screw hidden beneath a plastic tab. Place a Phillips head screwdriver against the tab and onto the screw. Unscrew it and then pull the control panel forward toward the front of the washer. Lift the head by the end caps and rotate it upward. It will stay attached to the back panel and expose all the parts inside the control area.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Oct 05, 2009


Check your lid switch. This is a tell tale symptom of a lid switch gone bad. The washer fills, agitates, but will not spin or drain. The lid switch is located along the right hand side of the lid opening on most models, but some newer models have a switch in the left rear of the lid. Simply open and shut the lid several times and listen for a distinctive "click" of the lid switch as you open and close the lid. A lid switch usually runs about $35 to replace. If you provide me with your washer model number (usually located under the lid somewhere) I can give you the part number you need. That is...if the lid switch is the problem. The only other problem that I have encountered that caused the same symptoms, was a bad timer. Timer vs Lid Switch: Lid switch is a cheaper fix. I would try this option first. Let me know if this helps and/or if you need more guidance.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Apr 18, 2009


you need to replace the lid switch common problem if the lid has been slamed its just plastic

Whirlpool... | Answered on Mar 05, 2009


does your model have a drive coupling its between the motor and gearcase,when they brake the machine wont wash or spin and makes a wierd noise

Whirlpool... | Answered on Sep 02, 2008


i think the water is syphoning. if drain hose is pushed into a stand pipe, then you have it pushed too far down. otherwise, take the drain hose up in a swan neck at least to the level of the worktop

Whirlpool... | Answered on Sep 02, 2008

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