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WHAT IS DU?

My Kenmore elite HE3T will not unlock and the error code of du blinks on & off and then the f. I have unplugged it, tried to rerun it, try to open the door, and even have unplugged it. It aslo make a "hard clicking" noise every few seconds. Can you help?

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DU is door unlock error - A Door Unlock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to unlock the door 6 times before displaying the error.

Solutions -

  • Door Lock Mechanism broken.
  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly for foreign objects
  • Check Wire Harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure
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