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Washer has no power, and door is locked

The wash machine has no power, and the door is locked. I have checked the circuit breaker and the electrical outlet. Since there is no power, there are no codes to look at either. I don't know where an internal fuse would be, if there is even one.

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This advice is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet model front loading washers. If you experience a problem where the door becomes jammed and will not unlock or open, here's an easy way to gain access inside your washer WITHOUT calling the repairman.

1. Remove the lower panel under the door by loosening the three screws under the bottom edge on the front of the washer. HINT: If you prop up the front feet of the washer with some small blocks of wood, this will make access to the screws much easier.
2. With the screws removed, the lower panel should drop down then come off. If the panel sticks, a light tap on either side will knock it loose.
3. Reach your hand up inside the washer behind the front casing on the right-hand side. This is where the door latch assembly is located.
4. At the bottom of the door latch assembly is a small pull tab. This is the manual release for the door. Pull the tab straight down and the door will come open.

Sometimes these doors will not unlock for whatever reason. If there are no error codes being generated, this could have just been a momentary glitch. If you see "Fdl" "DLE" or "Fdu" error codes, these are usually indications of a failed door latch assembly and will require replacement.


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No power Check to see whether power is getting to the washing machine. Is it plugged in? Has a fuse blown or is a circuit breaker tripped? Lid switch If the lid switch is defective, your washer can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washer to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it. Some machines have a special lid-switch fuse near the lid switch, inside the control panel. If this fuse blows, the unit won't fill with water until you replace the fuse

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User Control and Display Board

If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.


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Timer

If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.


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Line Fuse

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown.


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Thermal Fuse

If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.


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Line Fuse and Holder

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.


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Main Control Board

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.


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Door or Lid Latch Assembly

If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


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Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly

If the washer won't start the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


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Incoming Power Problem

If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the home.


Power Cord

If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.

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User Control and Display Board

If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.


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Timer

If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.


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Help me find my model number


Line Fuse

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown.


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Thermal Fuse

If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
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Line Fuse and Holder

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.


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Main Control Board

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.


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Door or Lid Latch Assembly

If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


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Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly

If the washer won't start the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


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Incoming Power Problem

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User Control and Display Board

If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.


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Help me find my model number


Timer

If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.


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Line Fuse

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Thermal Fuse

If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
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Line Fuse and Holder

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.


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Main Control Board

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Door or Lid Latch Assembly

If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
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Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly

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Incoming Power Problem

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User Control and Display Board

If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Timer

If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Line Fuse

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
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Thermal Fuse

If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Line Fuse and Holder

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
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Main Control Board

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Door or Lid Latch Assembly

If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly

If the washer won't start the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Incoming Power Problem

If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the home.


Power Cord

If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.

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he most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

User Control and Display Board

If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Timer

If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this timer.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Line Fuse

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Thermal Fuse

If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Line Fuse and Holder

If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Main Control Board

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Door or Lid Latch Assembly

If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly

If the washer won't start the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.


Enter your model number to see parts for your washing machine.
Help me find my model number


Incoming Power Problem

If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the home.


Power Cord

If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.

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User Control and Display Board If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.
Timer If the washer won't start the timer might be defective. This part is often misdiagnosed, check other components before replacing this time
Line Fuse If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown.
Thermal Fuse If the washer won't start the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.
Line Fuse and Holder If the washer won't start the line fuse might have blown, or the line fuse holder might be damaged and need to be replaced.
Main Control Board If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.

Door or Lid Latch Assembly If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer won't start the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Incoming Power Problem If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the hom
Power Cord If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.

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