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Door jammed on bosch wff1800 washing machine

The machine has not been used to ~10 years and before was used for only ~ 6 months (from new) and was in storage thereafter. Now the door switch-light lights up but the door has to be wrenched with a screwdriver to open. Help would be appreciated.

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When the red door light is on it means the door can not be opened. Wait for the end of the cycle - the light will flash for about 1 minute - be patient as it seems like for ever! The open the door using the switch.
If this still does not work, take the top off the machine find the wire connecting the switch to the door (Like a bicycle brake cable), shorten it by pulling tight and then re-tighten at the swich end. It's probably the cable that has stretched within the plastic outer - worst case, the cable has snapped!
good luck!

Posted on May 27, 2009

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