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Door locked We can not get the door open. I have tried to reboot, turned off washer (pulled plug out), selected another cycle. Cloths are in the darn thing and little man needs his school shirts. Aghhhaaaaaa

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Re: door locked

The ring to pull on bottom is black, sorry You can see a picture of the device here:

Posted on Sep 26, 2007

Re: door locked

Unplug from wall. Remove the front bottom panel (3screws) Use a small flashlight to look up inside the washer, were the door latch is located. You will see a black plastic part (lock mechanism), it has a small white ring at the bottom of it. Hook a paperclip or grab with small pliers and gently pull the white ring down. This is the manual overide that will unlock the door.

Posted on Sep 26, 2007

Re: door locked

Remove the front bottom panel (3screws) Use a small flashlight to look up inside the washer, were the door latch is located. You will see a black plastic part (lock mechanism), it has a small white ring at the bottom of it. Hook a paperclip or grab with small pliers and gently pull the white ring down. This is the manual overide that will unlock the door.

Posted on Sep 26, 2007

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Re: door locked

Unplug washer or disconnect power for at lease two minutes. EEPROM ERROR A communication error between the Central Control Unit (CCU)and the EEPROM onboard the CCU occurred. Possible Causes/Procedure ■ A power glitch may cause this error. ? Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle. PUMP DRIVE ERROR The pump driver fails to activate. ■ Replace CCU board. MAIN RELAYS ERROR ERREUR - One of the main relays is not working properly. Possible Causes/Procedure ■ The relay might be soldered or always open. Replace CCU board

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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Good Morning REDS, thank you for your inquiry!

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