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Whirlpool gold door falls open during cycle

Pretty sure my 4 year old nephew was jumping on the door while it was open. Door now only stays shut with duct tape and still mostly falls open during the cycle (especially heavy loads.) What do I need to fix in order to keep that door closed and dry my laundry?

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You can probably get away with getting just hinges for the door if it is not bent also check the latch if it doesn't look broken the just go for the hinges.

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