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Door lock error whirlpool duet front loader

The door will not lock on the duet front whirlpool washer. How do you replace the switch or bipass the switch

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DO NOT BYPASS A SWITCH UR HOUSE WILL BE FLOODED INS WILL NOT COVER IT. YOU NEED A DOOR LATCH, AN MMC AN PROB A BELLOWS CAUSE YOU WILL RUIN IT PUTTING THE SPRING CLAMP BACK ON. DO URSELF A FAVOR AN CALL A SERVICE TECH

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