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Try unplug washer an wait 10min washer should unlock

Posted on Jul 12, 2018

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SOURCE: The door on my front end Whirpool Duet Washer will not open?

Plug off the mains. You have to look for screws below the front kick-panel, the panel comes down & out. The pump is on the right side. Be prepared for dirty water. There is a drain hose here, disconnect & drain out. There could be a lot of water. Inside the big flexible tube (coming from the tub bottom) is the filter, be prepared to find all sorts of junk here, clean out. Examine your pump also, clean out the impeller. Carefully refit all. Your machine would be fine. Don’t wait for the machine to jam to look into your filter.
For some front loader models after removing the panel, the filter is in the compartment having the white screw able lid. The big hose from the bottom of your tub leads to this compartment.

For the door to unlock, press & hold 'end of cycle' for 3 seconds, power shd be on for this, try door after 2 minutes. Your machine may not open if there is water inside, so first drain.

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Washer door is locked and won't open. Error code

DOOR LOCK ERROR
After 6 failed attempts to lock the door.
Possible Causes/Procedure
Door lock mechanism is broken or removed from door.
Door switch/lock unit failure.
1. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
2. Check door switch/lock unit.
3. Check the wire harness connections to the door switch/lock unit and Central Control Unit (CCU).

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

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SOURCE: door to washer is locked and will not open...

Hello, Switch on washer. Press and hold "end of cycle" button for 3 seconds, on the right side of panel. This is the child lock feature, do it again & it locks.

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Posted on May 21, 2010

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Please answer my sears washer door lock problem !!!


Hit everything that says "open, stop, quit, etc." Last resort unplug it from the wall. If none work, have Sears number handy.

Jul 12, 2018 | Building Materials

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How to reset the machine


Reset Procedure for Equator / Hirundo ( EZ3612CEE / EZ2512CEE / EZ1612V )
If the door of the machine is opening you can follow the below reset procedure so that the machine will function properly but if the door in your machine is not opening you need to first get the door to open by following the procedure as stated in the link https://www.fixya.com/support/r4240518-door_not_opening_in_equator_hirundo
Resting the unit will make sure that all the memory storage in the chip will be erased and hence the unit will be ready for a new cycle.
Reset Procedure
  1. Make sure that the machine is turned OFF.
  2. Make sure that the door is opening.
  3. Set the dryer & wash temperature knobs to the off position (12 o'clock / pointing vertically upwards)
  4. Make sure that the door is latched properly.
  5. Set the washer knob on the Red Reset position and switch on the power.
  6. You will observe that the mode + Door Lock light flickers rapidly for a few seconds and then flickers slowly.
  7. Once the light starts flickering slowly turn off the power.
  8. Set the washer knob to the Green Reset Position and switch on the power.
  9. You will observe that the mode + Door Lock light flickers rapidly for a few seconds and then flickers slowly.
  10. Once the light starts flickering slowly turn off the power.
  11. Set the washer knob to the Grey Reset Position and switch on the power.
  12. You will observe that the mode + Door Lock light flickers rapidly for a few seconds and then flickers slowly.
  13. Once the light starts flickering slowly turn off the power.
  14. Set the washer knob to the Reset Position on Delay Time and switch on the power.
  15. You will observe that the mode + Door Lock light flickers rapidly for a few seconds and then flickers slowly.
  16. Once the light starts flickering slowly turn off the power.
You have now reseted the unit and the unit should work fine now , in case you observe that the washer knob/Dial is going round and round all by itself now please go through the link for fault codes for further diagnosis.
Hope this procedure helps.

on Mar 02, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Samsung VRT with a DS or D5 code? Door closes but won't lock


bad door lock switch mechinism or the control board is bad at the emergency door lock circuit? where the wires from the door swtich attache, check ur schematic and will need a multimeter

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Machine only hums, will not spin, wash nor will the door open.


  • It sounds like the motor is spinning, but the drum is not spinning. This usually means the belt has broken, or come off of the pulley.
  • Not pumping out the water - if the washer cannot pump out the water, the washer will not be able to spin...check the pump for not pumping.
  • Door not locking - if the door will not lock, the washer will not enter a spin mode. See if the lock light is lite on the console.
  • Broken wires at one of the out off balance switches or a bad switch itself.
  • A fairly common trouble maker has been a burnt diode on the main control board.

Maytag's Neptune washer has a latch and lock on the door. If this lock fails to open when the cycle is finished. You can rescue your clothes by:
  1. Remove the bezel from the soap/bleach/fabric softener dispenser.
  2. Locate the red cord near the right front corner of the dispenser opening. Pull on this red cord. This will unlatch the door so you can rescue your laundry. Then call for service.


I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/jeremy_69f3cc28d95bf514

Feb 22, 2011 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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My duet ffront load washer give me the error code dl then an f when I try to start the cycle. I have tried pause cancel twice then opening the door and starting the cyle and closing the door last thing...


The door is not locked after 6 trials then the Central Control Unit (CCU) will enters a failure mode and the digital display flashes FdL. This is a door lock failure and the only viable solution is the replacement of the door lock and switch assembly.

Disconnect power to the washer and open the door. Remove the door gasket retaining hoop by stretching apart the retaining spring at the bottom of the door opening.
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Gently peel the part of the door gasket near the door lock and switch assembly off the lip of the door opening outer lip. Remove enough of the door gasket to access the door lock and switch assembly behind the front panel.

Remove the three screws securing the door lock and switch assembly to the front panel and slightly lift then pull it back off the front panel and out of the out of the washer cabinet.

Connect the wiring harness to the new door lock and switch assembly one at a time then install it back in place behind the front panel.

Secure the door lock and switch assembly then put the eased part of the door gasket back over the outer lip of the door opening. Check that the door gasket is properly seated before putting back and securing the retaining hoop around the lip of the door opening and the door gasket.

Sep 24, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Washer door is locked and won't open. Error code


DOOR LOCK ERROR
After 6 failed attempts to lock the door.
Possible Causes/Procedure
Door lock mechanism is broken or removed from door.
Door switch/lock unit failure.
1. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
2. Check door switch/lock unit.
3. Check the wire harness connections to the door switch/lock unit and Central Control Unit (CCU).

Jan 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Im having trouble with my maytag neptune tl washer it wont finish the spin cycle


Please see the following Whirlpool / Maytag service manual for Neptune washers.
https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/dc59d905140253e18525729c005765f4/$FILE/Maytag_Neptune_Washer.pdf

On page 3-1 the manual explains that if the washer shuts off during the spin cycle, the problem points to a weak spring in the door lock mechanism.

"Shuts OFF In The Middle Of The Spin Cycle:
During the spin cycle, the machine control
monitors the door lock mechanism to ensure
the door is locked. This is done through the
door lock enable switch. During "lock mode,"
the shaft of the door lock mechanism is
pressed forward by the door lock wax motor,
and the shaft presses in the button of the door
lock enable switch. If the machine control
board sees the switch OPEN during the spin
cycle, the machine control board will automatically
shut the washer OFF. This is caused
by a weak spring in the door lock wax motor.
Replace the complete door lock mechanism.



Oct 25, 2009 | Washing Machines

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I have a Frigidaire LTF2140ES3 washing machine. No matter what I select, I hear the door lock click, and then random clicking as it tries to go through the modes, but nothing happens.


sound like you need a door lock. your door lock is not locking or not tell the control that it is locked.. should try 6 times to lock before it will give up trying... hope it helps

Sep 18, 2009 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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My washer is stuck in pause mode and when I checked an the error it was E41 code


E41 Control board thinks the door switch is open. Remove the door lock assembly and measure the resistance of the PTC. Shortedor open.Defective door lock assembly. Around 1500 Ohms. Defective control board.

Sep 18, 2009 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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