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Dishwasher won't stop when door is opened mid-cycle

The dishwasher starts as soon as the start button is pressed and won't stop when the door is opened mid-cycle. I suspect a connection in the latch mechanism is gunked up. How do I fix this?

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You need a new door latch mechanism.
It is faulty and not doing it's job of over riding when the door is opened
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