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Why is door locked and won't open?

The door lock light is on but the door will not open. Need to reset so the light will go off and the door will open

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Hello. The door lock switch part number is 34001011 in case yours is defective. Usually, just unplug the unit, wait a few minutes, then plug it back in. The main board will unlock the door. On a front load washer, the easiest way to replace a defective door switch is by removing the spring clamp that holds the bellow onto the front of the unit, pulling the bellow aside nearest the lock and swapping it out. HOWEVER, putting that clamp *back on* can be a real headache--I'm able to replace the clamp by hand on the clamps with the smallest springs. The larger ones will require a threaded clamp spreader tool, available at better(larger) appliance parts dealers. If you are hesitant about attempting this, definitely call for service--if the bellow is re-attached incorrectly, it will leak or can be torn because of wrong positioning which can result in it rubbing against the spinning basket. I hope I helped you!

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Check out this tip that I wrote, it will tell you how to get into the washer manually...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3864434-washing_machine_door_jammed

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Check if the door is fully closed

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How to reset the machine


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  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.
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  6. You will observe that the mode + Door Lock light flickers rapidly for a few seconds and then flickers slowly.
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  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.
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