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How to open duet washer locked door

We had a power failure while the machine was running and it is now locked with a full load in it. How do I open it?

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You can get the service manual here. It will show you how to open it.
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Posted on Oct 30, 2012

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet washer door will not open

try pressing start and then pause/cancel immediately after. I just had this issue with mine

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mains filter blown door lock fail main pcd fail appliance doctor

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Ok... so I had the problem, tried a couple of things... nada. So I stared at it and thought for a minute and looked at all the buttons. I looked a the button to the way right that said something like hold down for 3 seconds. I did it and all of a suuden it worked. I hope this helps you guys out.

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Pull the front panel off, look for a plastic piece , it has a filter that you need to pull out. turn it to the left pull it out and clean it. This solved the problem for me. had the same issues.

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E dl and the door will not open


F/dL error - Door Lock Error

A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.
  • Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
  • Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure
If all the connections are good replace the CCU.

This is a very common problem with Whirlpool duet front-loading washers and additional details you can find in this link: Whirpool DL_F_Code


Hope this helps (remember to rate this answer).

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How do you unlock the door when the washer freezes up?


This is a common problem, often associated with a momentary power failure when the controller doesn't get time to reset and return to an idle state before the machine gets power back and it gets "confused". Regardless of the cause, you will almost certainly find that unplugging from the mains (Not just powering off on the button, as some door locks have a sneak circuit, even when the power is turned off at the button) and leaving the machine undisturbed for a full 20 minutes will allow a reset, the door lock will disengage and all will be well when you power back up.

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I notice F22 error message on washer. Door seems to be jammed and will not unlock


This is a door lock failure code and it means the door lock is broken or just failed to unlock. Click on the links below for the detailed instructions for manually unlocking the door and replacing the door lock and switch assembly if it has indeed failed.

Manual Door Unlocking of Whirlpool Duet and Kenmore Elite front-Load Washing Machines

Replacing the Door Lock and Switch Assembly on Whirlpool Duet and Kenmore Elite front-Load Washing Machines

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My duet ffront load washer give me the error code dl then an f when I try to start the cycle. I have tried pause cancel twice then opening the door and starting the cyle and closing the door last thing...


The door is not locked after 6 trials then the Central Control Unit (CCU) will enters a failure mode and the digital display flashes FdL. This is a door lock failure and the only viable solution is the replacement of the door lock and switch assembly.

Disconnect power to the washer and open the door. Remove the door gasket retaining hoop by stretching apart the retaining spring at the bottom of the door opening.
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Gently peel the part of the door gasket near the door lock and switch assembly off the lip of the door opening outer lip. Remove enough of the door gasket to access the door lock and switch assembly behind the front panel.

Remove the three screws securing the door lock and switch assembly to the front panel and slightly lift then pull it back off the front panel and out of the out of the washer cabinet.

Connect the wiring harness to the new door lock and switch assembly one at a time then install it back in place behind the front panel.

Secure the door lock and switch assembly then put the eased part of the door gasket back over the outer lip of the door opening. Check that the door gasket is properly seated before putting back and securing the retaining hoop around the lip of the door opening and the door gasket.

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My Duet front load washer door will not lock. I


Sounds like you have a door lock failure due to the fault code you have or it could be a control brd failure. Sometimes if either fails it will blow the other aswell.

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I have a Whirlpool duet washing machine. We had a


Unplug the machine.
Remove the lower front panel.
Reach your arm up inside on the door latch side. Feel for a pull ring and pull it to release the door.

Feb 14, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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


DOOR LOCK ERROR
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).

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turn off all water to your washer run the washer empty for a full cycle when the cycle ends the door will release
spray a lubricant such a WD40 into/onto the door lock
the door kit will not fix the problem

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My Whirlpool Duet washer showed F22 error; we followed manual instructions; disconnecting power, etc. but door remains locked and washing cycle won't restart. Help!


If Pause/Cancel does not work:
  1. Unplug the washer or disconnect the power for one minute.
  2. Plug in the washer or reconnect the power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTE: If the error remains on the display, and all of the other conditions above have been checked, call for service.

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Power off the wall, check to see if the connections to the door lock are tight. Or

Try some WD40 on the door mechanism of machine (not door) & open shut a few times; with the mains off the wall.

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