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Washer won't start cycle after door is closed

Our washer model #GWH9150P won''t start the wash cycle after shutting the door and pushing the start button. The timer numbers flash and you have to push on the door to get it to lock and hold the door ******* to 30 sec. after it starts or the door unlocks and the timer numbers flash. It never shows a trouble code. It also will stop in the middle of a wash cycle at times and the timer number flashes, (again no code) if you push the start button it will start and finish the wash cycle.

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Try taking the top of the machine off and checking all of the electrical connections, including the one to the door lock. I have to do this about once a month with my machine and it seems to work.

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