Question about Washing Machines
The cycle has finished and the door will not release. It has been sometime since the cycle finished. I have tried turning the power on and off nothing seems to be working. How can I solve this issue?
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Welcome to Fixya.
Try holding the Start/cancel button in for at least 2 seconds.
If there is another lamp flashing at the same time as the door lamp, then you will have to call an engineer.
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
I just had the same problem and came here looking for a solution...I went back one last time and tried to unplug. That didn't work. Then I put it on drain/spin and after a minute interrupted by hitting the pause/cancel button - and it released! I am so happy!
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
This worked for me. I turned off the washer and hit the area on the washer directly to the right of the door handle (not hard enough to break something or cause a dent). It popped right open.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
Turn the power off and leave for 5-10 minutes then turn on. This should release the door lock the problem could be the pump drain filter is blocked clean this and it should resolve future problems.
Posted on Dec 05, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 09, 2011 | Samsung Washing Machines
Jun 09, 2010 | Whirlpool GHW9400SU Front Load Stacked...
Apr 25, 2010 | Electrolux Washing Machines
Apr 07, 2010 | Hotpoint Aquarius WD63 Front Load...
Dec 30, 2009 | Washing Machines
Oct 05, 2009 | Washing Machines
Sep 20, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer
Feb 14, 2009 | Samsung WF337AA Front Load Washer
Aug 19, 2017 | LG Washing Machines
116 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!