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Hotpoint Ultima WD71(probably the wd72 except in white)

Hi, after a wash cycle door did not open. the lock symbol is in the display. When switched on display says "Select Programme" but lock symbol is still on and door won't open. All programmes start & finish as they should, but it's no good if door won't open. Can you please help,regards maltaaman

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  • maltaaman Aug 23, 2007

    Hi gittos73, dont live there yet but got a flat there, selling our house here and moving hopefully in the new year, Why you not there, surely you dont like it in UK. Thanks for info but water drains ok and all programms work with the well washed clothes stuck inside, maltaaman

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    'door open' always showing even when shut



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Hi there what u can do is take your drain hose and place into a bucket water will come out the door will release now check the pump and make sure that it is not blocked up with anything if it isnt check the drain pipe that is under the washer in the middle of the drum there will be water in there but check inside if anything is inside there it will slow down the empty programme and will not let the door release do u live in malta then m8 as my dad is maltease and im half

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

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    peter gittos Aug 24, 2007

    no hate it here but i had an accident and cant afford to be there ill go with my son next year what u can do to open the door is undo the screws at the top of the lid should be either at the side behind a small clip or at the back once youve got the lid off check the motor and see if there is a cable going to the motor if there is feel behind the clip there should be a small safety clip take it out now push the cable down slowly there should be a click each time ou push on it. with each click press the door release catch if it doesnt open thendo another click and it will open the door if not then feel down the front of the cabinet were you will find the door catch theres a small lever you can pull that will open the door make sure you unplug washer they still can have a current going through even when switched off at the plug have a great time m8 wish i was you loved to be out off this country its getting stupid over here laws for the criminals we need to opt out of the EU



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