A washer lid lock problem is a non-starter in a very literal sense because your washing machine will not start if the lid won't lock. Why? If the door lock is defective, the washer door will not latch properly, and the washing machine will think the lid is wide open even when it's closed. Fortunately, washing machine door lock repair is pretty simple stuff, but you still need the right part for your model. Our troubleshooting guide can confirm you actually have a lid that won't lock, and then we can show you how to fix the door lock on your washing machine yourself. By the end of it all, you will have saved money, time, and you'll have a fresh basket of clean clothes to fold.