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Door clicks and wont open and washer runs but wont do anything

I went to turn my washer on and the door area started clicking and wouldnt stop. It wouldnt let me pause and reopen the door to get a better shut. It kept making the click noise and sounded like it was draining water but wouldnt do anymore than that. I tried shutting the power off and the lit up buttons shut off but the washer stayed in the same mode. We finally had to just unplug it. If you plug it back in, it will make a clicking sound at the door and do the same thing.Help I have wet clothing I cant even get out because the door wont release.

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  • merry27 Nov 06, 2007

    My machine says door locked---but it isn't. It keeps making a clicking sound like it's trying to lock--but doesn't. Makes noise like its running for about a minute but doesn't fill with water-then goes into pause mode. Unplugging does nothing for it. It's only 6 months old!

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    I setup the machine mode push start the door locks makes some kind of noise for a few seconds then clicks and stops. Won't do anything else. Everything still on and lit up but won't start again or respond to pause button. Have to push cancel to open door

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    I load machine set mode speed temp then start. It runs a feew seconds then clicks and stops. Won't start back up and eventually shuts off. Won't respond to the pause button to open the door either



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Potential reasons for it: - Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure - In this case it should be replaced. - Door Lock unit is broken or removed from the door. - Look for disconnected wires to the door Lock/Switch unit. - Door Lock/Switch unit Failure You should remove machine's top cover and then you will have an access to the door lock unit. Be aware you should discconect machine's power cable first !! Good luck!

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