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Door light flashes 4 times and can hear 4 clunks?

I went to use my washing machine this morning and the door light would flash 4 times and once i pressed start button i could hear 4 clunks and the machine would not start. The power also went out last night while the washing machine was switched on but not in use.

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First measure the door lock, make sure it's fine, then ensure that there's current flowing towards the door lock. if it'll trip all the electricity out you'll need to ru very close inspection or to replace the main circuitboard

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