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Door latch broken, clothes stuck inside!!

Hi there, I have a zanussi (I think it's a FL 413) and the door latch has broken (the plastic handle has cracked) but my clothes are stuck inside! Is there a way to get them out in the meantime before I have the latch/handle replaced? (I've taken the lid off and fished around, but to no avail)Please help!

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Re: Door latch broken, clothes stuck inside!!

Not that easy. best way to try is to chew away as much of the handle as possible till the door peg is in view then prise open with a small screwdriver. you can sometimes reach down the inside the machine from the top and feel for the tip of the peg and do it that way

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