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Door wont lock

I have a lg washing machine model wm/16225fd.and on the display panel it has a lock sign on it but the door doesnt lock even when its on wash cycle.can you explain

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  • l_hannah1 Apr 12, 2009

    how can i fix the mechanism in the door without costing a fortune?

  • Cary Crook May 11, 2010

    Are you getting any codes for example LE or another type code?

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Hi, it is probably the lock mechanism that is faulty, you need to get it changed, hope this helps!

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

  • Ian Jones Apr 13, 2009

    Hi, the door lock on washing machines is an electro magnet which in you case has failed, if you can live with it leave it as it is, if you have small children then it may be wish to get a new one, you can access by removing the top of the machine (screws at the rear) then slide the top backwards and remove, look down the fron of the inside cover to locate the lock, is is easily removed and replace with a new one, available from a spares shop, you may need to order it, make sure that the unit is not plugged in to the mains while the top is removed, hope this helps

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