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About a minute or into doing a load the red "door locked" light begins to flash and it won't wash.

I can open the door immediately, but it's locked in and watertight. Drain cycles work with no issue. Sometimes after it's been left off for a while normal wash cycles work as well, but lately haven't. I have not called a repair person yet. It's a Whirlpool Front Loader AWO 3561, it's about six/seven years old.

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Replace inter lock

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