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Door lock will not releace

At the end of wash door lock indicator stays on flashing and will not release

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  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    tried that didn't work :-( thanks anyway

    any other ideas welcome

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Some door locks are powered by a solenoid.

Have you tried unplugging the machine to see if the lock will release then?

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