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Washer load became imbalanced and forced door open, now cannot close door, lock stuck and washer will not run

My whirpool duet ht front loader washer load became imbalanced and
walked a bit, the door came open during this and now the door will not close all the way. Its like it is stuck in the locked position.
I have unplugged the machine, no change. I have got the machine going by
putting pressure in the lock area and then hitting the pause button, but the
lock will not unlock which will not allow door to close properly to use

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Perhaps you have to change your lock, this is a sensitive point & will affect the smooth operation of your machine. Re. the inbalance, you hv to screw up & lock the front 2 legs (with check nut), adjust the front legs (screwed up) only to see if the machine does not move during wash/spin.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

  • prem mathew Nov 29, 2007

    You do not (never) open door during operation; and even after the machine stops after the wash is complete, wait for a couple of minutes. People dont pay atten to this & problems occur....

  • prem mathew Nov 29, 2007

    Check the door switch area to see if any wires have come loose, tighten/refix. Plug off the wall first, remove top of machine.

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