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Front load The lock control is on and the washer will not run . Door is not really locked.

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Re: Front load

Very easy solution!!!chat with me online and ill step you through it save up to $65 (my in-home rate in florida is $75!!!!!!!)

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Kenmore front load washer door won't latch lock light on

On some Kenmore front load models, if the black gasket around the door opening is unseated (for example, because you drag some heavy wet laundry over it) the door will not engage the lock and stay closed. This is a feature to prevent the washer from leaking when the gasket is not sealed. To fix it, simply reseat the gasket and the door will close and lock.

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Error code 41

The error code E41 means the control board is detecting an open door switch. It might be due to a broken wire harness, broken door lock/switch assembly, or in worst cases a faulty control board.

Unplug the machine or disconnect power. Open the washer door then look for the retaining hoop securing the door seal around the lip of the door opening. Stretch the spring of the retaining hoop then remove it.


Carefully peel off the part of the door seal from the lip of the door opening near the door lock/switch assembly. Remove enough of the door seal to gain access to the door lock and switch assembly.


Remove the screws securing the door lock/switch assembly
to the front panel. Once the screws are removed, lift the door lock and switch assembly then pull it away from the front panel.


Take the door lock/switch assembly out of the front panel then
disconnect the door switch harness then short circuit the terminals by putting a jumper wire between them.


Put the door lock/switch assembly back into position in the front panel then secure it with the securing screws previously removed.
Properly put the eased part of the door seal back over the lip of the door opening then secure it with the retaining hoop. Reconnect power and run a test cycle. Replace the door lock and switch assembly (part #131763202) to address the problem if the washer works fine with the door switch bypassed. If not, replace the control board.

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Shows f70 and the door won't open

First there is a way to open the locked door and get your clothes out. On this model of Kenmore front load washer you can manually release the door lock.Unplug the washer from power. Remove the front lower inspection panel (see the first image), and reach up to the bottom of the door lock and pull down on the small teardrop tab. This will unlock the door lock and allow you to get the clothes out.
The F70 error is a control failure that occurs when a signal from the main control to the interface (touch pad) is not detected.
This can be caused by a loose harness connection at the interface or main control. The image below will show how to remove the top so you can check for lose connections. Be sure to unplug the washer first.
The F70 is an internal control problem. It can be caused by a failed central control board or an interface problem. The way to determine which part is bad when the error occurs is as follows:
  • If the error occurs when the machine is running then the problem is the interface.
  • If the error occurs when the washer is not running the problem is the central control unit.
The control and the interface are available from the following link: Sears PartsDirect . Use your model number to order the correct part for your washer.

Aug 18, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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

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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Frigidaire front load, ERR LOC, washer won't run

Just had same problem. After removing boot/rubber gasket around opening, and replacing door lock assembly it still would not work giving the same ERR LOC message! Another site directed me to press the "Options" and "Select" buttons at the same time. BINGO! My husband was quite proud of me!

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WFMC1001UC door locked

There are safety devices that can prevent you opening the door or lid while the washer is spinning or agitating. This is for your protection, so don't circumvent these safety devices but after running a load and the door remains locked press reset button on control panel if it persist make sure the timer is properly set test timer if faulty replace check the lid switch remove detergent build up from orifice if any test switch it might be faulty then replace dont forget to rate this solution

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Door will not lock

there is a good chance that the load has "bust" the door lock or maybe just snapped the door ******(part thats on the door itself)
if the ****** is ok, you will need to replace the door lock.

hope this helps

please dont forget to rate the helpfulness of this reply, thanks kj

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Neptune washer not starting

open panel at rear of control panel usning phillips head and 5/16 the board attached to that panel will probably have a burnt r14 r1 or r21 resistor. this has been an ongoing problem with this model even a class action lawsuit.(lawsuit expired 9/2005) you can change the board but this will eventually happen again maytag directs you to do a full conversion kit rebuild about $400.

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Frigidaire Affinity Front Load Washer

You have to remove and clean the rubber around the front of door,
, Snap it back on.
disconnect AC to prevent any accidental shock.
open the bottom access panel
screws on bottom front , open the large filter and be ready for latent water to spill out , have rags ready.

clean the inside of the filter with clorox.
finally run a strong solution of clorox when you finish.
then rinse well.
leave the door open after loads finish
the door has a child lock
black dot next to lock on door , insert coin and rotate.
keeps them from closing the door.

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Washer load became imbalanced and forced door open, now cannot close door, lock stuck and washer will not run

Perhaps you have to change your lock, this is a sensitive point & will affect the smooth operation of your machine. Re. the inbalance, you hv to screw up & lock the front 2 legs (with check nut), adjust the front legs (screwed up) only to see if the machine does not move during wash/spin.

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