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Frigidaire affinity washer doesn't start

The frigidaire affinity washer doesn't start: the door closes properly but the door locked button doesn't come on

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  • donnahelein Jan 12, 2009

    the lights wont go on, it beeps but wont start the wash

  • rischk Feb 01, 2009

    Same problem!  It started doing this a month after we purchased it!  We have had the repairman from the dealer out TWICE to repair it and it still has the same problem!  We are requesting that they replace the machine, since it is clearly a dog and under warranty.

  • jmega21 Feb 22, 2009

    I have the same problem, I took out the part and it is part number 1317632.
    I have not however received it or obviously tried it. It was $68.


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Try holding the 'options' & 'select' buttons together till the door lock button comes on. This is the child lock function. You can do it again for the lock to come off. Hold down for over 3 seconds

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I see that you are still having trouble with your Frigidaire Affinity washer, model# ATF7000E, finishing and now starting a load, even after replacing the door lock.

I would start by making sure that your washer door is completely closed.

Next I would check to make sure that your washer controls are not locked. You will see a "LOC" code if the controls are locked. To get them out of the lock mode, press and hold the "Options" and "Select" buttons at the same time for 10 seconds.

If you are still having trouble you will want to give your washer a hard reset. You can do this by either unplugging it or cutting the power at the circuit breaker for 2-3 minutes.

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