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My door lock magnet fell out and I don't know whee to put it back on the dispensr mechanism tomake t lock

My machine will not start because th emagnet that locks it fell out. I have the magnet, I can see it on the parts diagram but it is not exactly clear where or how it attaches to the dispenser door. Any suggestions?

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  • bjr1 Nov 09, 2007

    i have the same problem. a small rectangular magnet fell out of the dispenser drawer and now the machine won't start. and i can't figure out where it goes. would love to find a nice diagram. found the same question on allexperts but no clear answer there either.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    Have same problem --- where does this magnet go?! HELP!!!

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I found it! If you are looking at the drawer from the back the magnet sits in the pocket in the far left. The plastic extends out like a clip (to hold the magnet in place). You depress that when placing the magnet in.

hth.
Kate

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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