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My frigidaire front load washer when you try to start wash cycle the door will lock then unlock. Replaced the lock assembly.

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  • Paula Runyon Nov 02, 2012

    At first it was not spinning the clothes out so we cleaned out all of the hoses, then replaced the door assembly lock.

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Hello - From what you have described, if both the hoses have been cleaned and the door lock assembly has been replaced, then the unit could possibly be experiencing an issue with the timer, control board not communicating correctly or a faulty pump. In this case I would contact a professional to move forward accurately to properly diagnose and repair the washer.

Posted on Nov 07, 2012

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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I too had the same problem, I closed the soap tray and a magnet popped out and got stuck to the door. Same problem with it acting like it was going to start and then beeped. This is where the magnet goes, just stick it back in, its held in with pressure (barely) :)

I took the whole control panel off to locate the magnetic reed switch, then just reverse engineered where the magnet is supposed to go on the soap drawer.

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Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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I HAD THAT TOO I UNPLUNG IT FOR 30 MINTUES AND WHEN PRESS START AND CANCEL TOGETHER AND PLUNG IT BACK ON IT SHOULD BLINK A FEW TIME THEN STOP . IF THIS DOESNT WORK THEN REMOVE IT AND MAKE SURE NOTHING CAME LOSE AND PLUG IT IT AND IF THEN NOTHING HAPPENS SORRY ITS BROKEN REPLACE CONTROL PANNEL.
30-50 $$ NOT MAD AT ALL

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Washing Machine starts, squirts water, then stops.

E5E  IS FOR  Communication problem. THERE IS 100 %WIRE SHORTING SOMEWHERE.PLEASE CHECK OUT.
ALSO OTHER ERRORS Error code - Fault condition
E11 Fill time too long.
E13 Water leak in tub or air leak in air bell.
E14 Reed switch.
E21 Water not pumping out fast enough.
E23 Drain pump relay on control board failed.
E24 Drain pump relay on control board failed.
E31 Better models. Pressure sensor not communicating with control board.
E35 Better models. Pressure sensor indicates water overfill.
E41 Control board thinks the door switch is open.
E42 Door remains locked after cycle is completed.
E43 Control board problem. 
E44 Control board problem. 
E45 Control board problem. 
E46 Control board problem.
E47 Board thinks the door PTC circuit is open in spin.
E48 Board thinks the door PTC circuit is closed.
E52 Bad signal from tacho generator.
E55 Motor overheating.
E56 High motor current.
E57 High current on inverter.
E58 High current on motor phase.
E59 No tacho signal for 3 seconds.
E5A High temperature on heat sink.
E5B High temperature on heat sink.
E5C High temperature on heat sink.
E5D Communication problem.
E5E Communication problem.
E5F Communication problem.
E67 Input voltage on microprocessor incorrect.
E75 Better models only. Water temperature sensor circuit.
E76 Better model only. NTC temperature for the cold water valve over the limits.
E95 Communication error.
EB1 Incoming power frequency out of limits.
EB2 Incoming line voltage above 130 VAC.
EB3 Incoming line voltage below 90 VAC.
EF1 Clogged drain pump.
EF2 To much soap.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire ATFB7000ES0 ERR PAU 3 beeps

An E-45 code is a control board issue & needs to be replaced

Posted on May 05, 2009

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A year later! I experienced the same problem this morning - exactly as you, Bessie24, stated. I could hear a faint humming sound and thought the lock mechanism was still trying to complete its locking function. It would know the lock function was completed when the lock trips the wee (micro) switch. I reckoned if the female portion (with switch) were a tiny bit loose, the switch might not trip, so I loosened then tightened the two screws attaching it to the carcass of the washer (as opposed to the door part) while pushing upward on the same part. This fixed my problem and i hope many others find this procedure useful.

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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Disconnect power to the machine. Open the washer door then look for the retaining hoop securing the door seal around the lip of the door opening. Stretch the retainer spring of the door seal retaining hoop then remove it.
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Carefully peel off part of the door seal from the lip of the door opening near the door lock and switch assembly. Remove enough of the door seal to gain access to the door lock and switch assembly.
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Put the new door lock and switch assembly back into position in the front panel and secure it with the securing screws.

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