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Bendix washer-dryer door won't open

Bendix Washer-Dryer WD 1054B The door will not open. The orange "key" light remains on. I've tried running the cycle again many times, but the door will not open.   Help.

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Re: Bendix washer-dryer door won't open

If you remove the panel in the front lower right hand coner of the washer you should be able to feel around in there for a plastic cord. pull the cord to manually unlock the door

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

Re: Bendix washer-dryer door won't open

This solution worked for me. By removing the 2 screws holding the filter in place I could turn the filter and push it back into the machine. I could feel a thick cord which felt more like electrical cable but, by feeling around the area where I judged the lock to be located on the inside, was able to locate the actual catch and release it. Thanks Chris72! This saved me a lot of money on a service call and much frustration at not being able to get to my clothes for several days - the earliest the repairer could come.

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

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