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Latch stuck after each load

The latch remains in the door closed position after each load. I can manually reset it by taking the cover off and it works fine until after it runs a cycle and I open the door again. Is this a latch problem or a electronics problem. Note, I have replaced the latch assembly about a year ago for a different reason

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Hello bittoner

You said,The latch remains in the door closed position after each load. I can manually reset it by taking the cover off and it works fine until after it runs a cycle and I open the door again. Is this a latch problem or a electronics problem. Note, I have replaced the latch assembly about a year ago for a different reason

Try to turn off the breaker for the washer for 5 minutes and see if the system reset.

If not the electronic door switch sensor is bad

Let me no how it goes.

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Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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