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Kenmore Elite Smartwash

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I have been getting all sorts of errors with this machine, but today, the door locked while open. If that makes any sense to you. A light on the machine is red next to Control Locked. The machine wont allow me to close my door, because there is a little white thing locked where it would close. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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    They had to tear it apart and repair some connections. Thanks

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Switch the machine off at the wall and leave it off for a few minutes. The door interlock should reset. If it doesn't, then you have a faulty door interlock or by the sound of what you have described, you might even have a board problem!!

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