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Door not unlocking Fisher Paykel front loader Wh60f60w. The cycle appears to have completed but the door remains locked well beyond normal lock delay. Is there a manual release?

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  • Gerard McHugh Apr 02, 2017

    See link below for a picture (page 19)
    https://www.fisherpaykel.com/download/us...


    Opening the door during a power failure
    If there is a power failure during a wash cycle your
    washer will stop and the door will remain locked.
    You can unlock the washer door to remove your
    clothes by opening the pump filter cover at the
    bottom right of your washer. Simply place a coin or
    key in the slot and tilt it upwards to lever the cover
    open, then pull the door release tab.

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Have switched this on?

Child-proof lock
? You can protect the appliance from being tampered by activating the child-proof lock.
? When activated, no change can be made to the programme running.
To activate the child-proof lock:
1 Press the 1st and 2nd additional function buttons for 3 seconds.
2 The "C ON" (child lock is activated) symbol appears on the screen.
Note: the child lock symbol will also be displayed whenever any button is pressed while the
machine is child-locked.
3 The child-proof lock lamp on the programme follow-up indicator will light up when the childproof lock is activated.
To deactivate the child-proof lock:
1 Press the 1st and 2nd additional function buttons for 3 seconds.
2 The "C OFF" (child-proof lock is deactivated) symbol appears on the screen.
3 The child-proof lock lamp on the programme follow-up indicator will go off when the child-proof
lock is deactivated.

Posted on Apr 01, 2017

  • Gerard McHugh Apr 01, 2017

    Try this

    Cancelling the programme
    If the programme has started and you want to cancel it:
    1 Press and hold the START/PAUSE button for 3 seconds.
    2 The programme will progress to the SPIN step.
    3 The water will be drained, and after 1 –2 minutes the door can be opened.
    Note: the READY warning lamp flashes during cancelling and then END will appear on the display.

  • Guy Boughey Apr 02, 2017

    Thanks, but these have been tried.

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SOURCE: Door lock

Run a diagnostic on the door lock system; To place the unit in "service mode", close the door completely then press and hold both the "Delicates" and "Heavy Soils" keys for three seconds. Motor speed will be displayed. Press "rinse" to access the main board output function. Then press "max extract"... this is the test for the door lock. Did it lock? To exit, press "max extract" again and then both "Delicates" and "Heavy Soils" for three seconds. VOLTAGE TESTS AHEAD!!! IF YOU AREN'T SURE YOU CAN DO IT, THEN DON'T! CALL A PROFESSIONAL! If the door did not lock, you'll need a voltmeter and an hour or so. Open the door, remove the screws holding the door hinges, then remove the 2 screws (and shims) opposite the door hinges and close the door (do not take it off). Then grasp the front panel at the top near where it meets the top panel and pull toward you quickly. Lean it forward and remove it from the 2 clips at the bottom. Just below the top panel, now exposed, are the top panel retainers... use a 5/16" to remove the one screw on both sides and remove the retainer clips. Now lift the top panel up just like the hood of a car. You can now see the door latch assy. Remove the 2 wires on the solenoid and insert your meter probes into each one of them (color doesn't matter). Set your meter to read AC Voltage, then re-enter "Service Mode" and follow the steps to door lock test. When you hit the "Max Extract" key, 120 volts should be sent to the meter. If you get 120 volts, your latch assy. has failed and should be replaced. If you don't get 120 volts, your control board output has failed and needs to be replaced. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 29, 2007

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SOURCE: Oven door remains locked after completion of self clean cycle

My oven door stays locked , when I press the clear button I get F1?
I hold the clear button for a few seconds and still nothing.

Please,
Thank You

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Door Lock LED flashing

The solution from testy helped me but I decided to change it.

I cut the plastic latch away from the end of the interlock,just the little bar that holds the door closed.This means that the lock position doesn't affect the door.

I then used the little piece of plastic to act as 2 packing pieces to hold the lock half closed. This works fine.

Don't push the lock fully closed or it doesn't work


Posted on Nov 29, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: door won't open after self-cleaning cycle is complete

Turns out that the latch is attached to a plastic piece (made by the manufacturer) and the spring melted! To boot, the fuse in the back which aids in heating the oven went out also. Repair man said this was typical after several uses in cleaning cycle. He recommended using a gentle steel wool pad with soap built in to gently remove backed on food instead of using cleaning cycle. It is just too hot for too long, and there seems to be a domino effect with things that will go wrong. Nothing like the old fashioned way and a little elbow grease!

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Oven locked so I can't shut door/operate oven

Thanks a million, solved the problem like a charm. For those that can't find it, it is on the left side orf the OVEN, not the stove. Once you open the door, you'll find it on the frame's upper left side corner, can't miss it. Good luck

Posted on May 05, 2009

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