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Door will not open

The door got stuck locked when the power went out yesterday. Now i have gotten the door open with the tap under the panel. But now the mchine wont register that the door id open when it is open, or let me open the door again after it is locked. Anyone who can help out there? Maybe know how to somehow reset the entire machine. I have plugged out the machine and back again, but it noes not work.

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  • Mirja Stai Dec 05, 2012

    Hotpoint-Ariston WMD 742

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: DOOR WONT OPEN

Hi. Try un-pluging machine,take off top lid slide your hand down between casing and drum until you find lock, then try flicking door casp while trying to open door gentely. when open replace door lock before using again.

Slim jim

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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SOURCE: door locked light flashing when door is closed

push on the door where the lock is... it may not be fully locked.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune washer front load- Can't open the door

Take out the bleach and softener tray (it just lifts out, angle it a little) and unscrew the 4 bezel screws and take out the bezel. You will find a red or green plastic pull line that is supposed to release the door. You may have to "man-handle" the door a bit and pull hard on the line before it will release. Once you work on the door release mechanism (I had to replace the wax motor again, even though it was the "upgrade" black plunger type) I recommend shooting a little silicon spray on the white plastic moving parts of the locking mechanism to get them to move more easily.
This is true on a Maytag Neptune MAH3000AWW front loading washer. Mine is 11 years old, and had the initial wax motor work done at 7 years.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: unusual display on panel (padlock) machine can't be programmed door is not locked however

i just went through the same thing.......you need to hold the option and extra rinse buttons simultaneously for 6 seconds, this will unlock it.....so turn the machine on and press the two icons, dont worry about the beeping and flashing after 6 seconds the padlock symbol will go and you can use the machine as usual.....i wish they put that 'minor detail' in the manual...cheers!!

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: door stuck shut hot point wd420

It happened on our machine. The soloution to this for me was to take the lid off (two screws). Unplugged from mains. I found the connector to the door had vibrated off and was just hanging loose. Plugged it back in and it worked straight away.Door opens as normal.
Don't forget to look in the manual for how to get the door open in an emergency

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

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