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Door locked I can't get the door unlocked and there is an error massage.  There are clothes in the washer.  I have unplugged the machine, but it wasn't helpful.  Is there something that I can do once I get the machine in service mode?

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Re: door locked

Try laying the outlet hose to floor level (into a bowl) if more than 1litre of water comes out you should then be able to open the door. If so, the outlet pump is probably blocked & not pumping the eneough water away

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De error message on wash machine

For LG washers, the DE error indicates a problem with the door lock. If you just started the cycle and the error occurred, then the door couldn't lock properly. (The machine turns off and indicates the error so that the water won't flood your laundry area.) First check if there are any clothes between the door and the frame. If needed unplug the washer for 5 minutes. Then restart the machine try to open the door. If you pressed Pause, wait a minute or two. If the error occurs at the end of the cycle, it may not be unlocking properly.

The latch mechanism may have failed or the PTC sensor in the latch has failed. The entire latch would need to be replaced. Here's one: . If the door locked failed with the door closed or the washer is under warranty, contact LG or a repair professional for service.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

May 18, 2015 | LG WM2688H Front Load Washer

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My cabrio washer won't unlock lid, dU error, can see a piece of clothing that is stuck through the glass lid, what do I do?

Sounds like the clothing is creating too much pressure on the door and giving you a door lock error. Unplug the wash machine and wait a few minutes, then, while pushing in on the door to overcome the pressure caused by the stuck article of clothing, have someone plug the unit back in. If you've done it right and pushed hard enough, the latch should unlatch.

Dec 29, 2014 | Washing Machines

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Shows f70 and the door won't open

First there is a way to open the locked door and get your clothes out. On this model of Kenmore front load washer you can manually release the door lock.Unplug the washer from power. Remove the front lower inspection panel (see the first image), and reach up to the bottom of the door lock and pull down on the small teardrop tab. This will unlock the door lock and allow you to get the clothes out.
The F70 error is a control failure that occurs when a signal from the main control to the interface (touch pad) is not detected.
This can be caused by a loose harness connection at the interface or main control. The image below will show how to remove the top so you can check for lose connections. Be sure to unplug the washer first.
The F70 is an internal control problem. It can be caused by a failed central control board or an interface problem. The way to determine which part is bad when the error occurs is as follows:
  • If the error occurs when the machine is running then the problem is the interface.
  • If the error occurs when the washer is not running the problem is the central control unit.
The control and the interface are available from the following link: Sears PartsDirect . Use your model number to order the correct part for your washer.

Aug 18, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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Whirlpool washer doesn't unlock the door at the

Hi There
I have found this for you to read. it's door unlock error. Hope this helpful and let me know how it goes.
F/dU 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.
  • 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
Thank you for writing to fix ya.
Best Regards Richard

Dec 29, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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F-28 code

F28 means your washer is locked and not unlocking. To unlock your washer take the bottom access panel off by removing the 3 bottom screws.
Reach up near the latching assembly & Attached to the door latch is a little plastic pull lever. Pull down on this lever and open the door. Unplug your washer for 60 seconds and plug your washer back in. If the error re-occurs you need to replace your door lock.

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Jun 28, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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Control lock light will not go off.

Do you have any error codes?

Does water remain in the washer after the final spin?
If water remains in the washer after the final spin, then the door will not unlock. Drain/Spin or Spin Only to remove any remaining water from the washer. The door should unlock at the end of the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light on?
If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light off?
If the Add A Garment light is off, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed twice. The door will not immediately unlock while the cycle is running due to a possible high-water level in the washer, high-water temperature, tumbling or spinning. It may take up to five minutes for the washer to stop spinning and draining before the door will unlock. You will hear the door click when it unlocks.
If Pause/Cancel does not work:
  1. Unplug washer or disconnect power for one minute.
  2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTE: If the error remains on the display, call for service.

Dec 19, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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I get an error code: F dU and my washer won't drain properly

I too, had the same issue with the door not opening. My solution was to unplug the power cord and then plug it back in and press the green button's as if to start a cycle and while it starts putting water into the washer I put my knee and weight into the door lock area and held pressure from my knee and press the red stop button until the lights went out, and I took my knee off the door lock area and opened the door!!! No taking off the lower panel.
If this works for you too please email me

Nov 07, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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How do I unlock washer door?

Have you tried to unplug the machine, often with errors the machine will lock down and become unresponsive, unplugging for 30 minutes helps to reset them.

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Whirlpool Duet won't run

The trouble could be with the door interlock. When the clothes were jammed in the door it could have caused the door latch to put strain on the interlock.

Oct 28, 2007 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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