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Help needed indesit washing machine

Door handle won't release door. lock light is off, handle lever moves but doesn't operate lock, lever doesnt return to closed position (broken spring?). How do you open this door in order to replace the mechanism?

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  • paul62 Oct 03, 2007

    indesit wm12x - thought I'd included it in the heading,sorry.

  • vinsyap Mar 17, 2009

    door handle broken, how do you open the door in order to replace

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Door will not open



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Well it would help to know brand/model#

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