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DE shows-the door will not lock.I even took it apart.

I need a parts manuel to see how it is put togerther. It looks like the small "rod" that goes in the spring (I think) is missing.

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I just went thru all of this. i read everyone's comments that i could find anywhere online. finally i read that one guy took his door switch apart and looked at it and put it back together and it worked, well out of desperation i did that too, and low and behold, it started working again. that poor guy had replaced the water pump and the door latch and the circuit board. even all of that didn't fix his, he said, but once he took the old latch apart and then put it back together it started working, go figure

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Door lock is not designed as a repairable item.just buy a new one.if it still dosent work,give the door an additional push.if it still dosent go ,brobably a fault with the main power board.(rare)

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