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The door will not open.

The cycle is complete but the door won't open. I tried the start then stop but the front panel is asking for the door to be opened before it will start again.

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  • dmoneal Oct 20, 2008

    Same here. It sounds like a solenoid is clicking, but the door is still locked.

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This is usally a door lock problem, or control board(you can pull bottom panel off and reach up by door lock and pull on a little plastic ring to release the door, make sure there is no water that can pour out)

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Is the washer door firmly shut?
The door must be completely closed for the washer to operate. The door may look as if it's closed, but it may not be latched. Open the door and firmly close it.
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