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F 29 24 hour old unit. Displays F 29 and door will not unlock. Have tried calling Sears for technical help. Walked throught the troublshooting. No help. Can occasionally get door to open and code to clear by randomly pressing buttons. F 29 will return after cycle has completed.

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Bring it back they have a return guarantee.

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