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Stirling washing machine xqg65-908e door won't open

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look in your manual if you have it. also there should be a schematic inside the washer probably with the codes in it. this is mainly sold in Australia so I dont have a way to know.

Posted on Feb 05, 2011

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SOURCE: My door won't open on

unplug the machine for about ten minutes and then try to open the door after you plug it in. If the plug is not easily accessable, locate the fuse in the fuse panel for it. i may add after you have interupted power to the machine, you may want to try opening the door then.

Posted on Jun 12, 2011

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor/pump lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to rinse or spin or release the door lock if there is any water still left inside.
Here are my complete and generic guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!). These panels are either held on by (plasic) screws or will just pull off. Most filters are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play.

REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT (alternatively use a wet vac as sensibly suggested by VinnyB1234!)
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning.

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Thanks and good luck!
John C

Posted on Jul 03, 2011

Daniel S
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The issue is with the drain pump that is clogged/kinked, as it won't drain the water the door won't unlock. If this is a front load washer then take the lower access panel out and clean the drain pump assembly. Hope this helps...please post back with its complete model no for further assistance.

Daniel

Posted on Jul 28, 2011

brian83320
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SOURCE: The door is jammed on my LG Intellowasher

Slide a paint scraper or similar between the machine and the latch side and push it quite hard and it should open. Mine does and I found the fix on this site!

Posted on Aug 13, 2012

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