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GE Nautilus GSD3400G00BB

The soap door is stuck shut...I have turned the knob and it will not pop open...PLEASE HELP..cannot afford a repairman right now.

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  • rachbri Feb 02, 2009

    I already tried that - twice!!!!!

  • rachbri Feb 02, 2009

    We have pulled and pulled on the soap door -- it will not unlatch -- we turned the dial while we pulled...still will not unlatch...we tried prying it open -- something will not release it!!!!!



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The easy way to fix it would be to empty it and run a quick wash. hopefully the latch is just stuck and it will open up.

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Posted on Feb 02, 2009

  • fgainer
    fgainer Feb 02, 2009

    short of calling a repair man, have you tried gently prying it open with a screw driver?



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