Question about LG WM-1480FHD Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Faulty door catch on my LG washer?

How can I release the door catch from inside my LG washer to open the door.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

I have had the same problem for a week now. Until I find a spare part I slide a scraper to push the catch open. That just works.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Unable to open door


Hi,

Remove the top cover, and release the door catch from inside the washer, you will probably need a screwdriver or similar to do do this.You will need to replace the door catch and spring, and possibly the door lock, as it may break when you force the door open.

Thank you !!

Jul 04, 2010 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Door will not open


Hi,

Remove the top cover, and release the door catch from inside the washer, you will probably need a screwdriver or similar to do do this.You will need to replace the door catch and spring, and possibly the door lock, as it may break when you force the door open.


Thank you !!

Jul 01, 2010 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Door will not open


Hi,


Remove the top cover, and release the door catch from inside the washer, you will probably need a screwdriver or similar to do do this.You will need to replace the door catch and spring, and possibly the door lock, as it may break when you force the door open.



Thank you !!

Jun 26, 2010 | Hotpoint Aquarius WD640 Front Load...

1 Answer

My machine has the door lock light on and wont start, the door is locked as i have to press the release to open it!


Hi,

Remove the top cover, and release the door catch from inside the washer, you will probably need a screwdriver or similar to do do this.
You will need to replace the door catch and spring, and possibly the door lock, as it may break when you force the door open.


Thank you !!

Jun 26, 2010 | Hotpoint Aquarius WD63 Front Load...

1 Answer

Door handles slack feels like springs dropped so cant open door


You can release the catch from inside just keep trying and thern you need to replace the door catch itself this is a simple job

Jun 10, 2010 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

UNABLE TO OPEN DOOR AFTER WASH


Remove the top cover, and release the door catch from inside the washer, you will probably need a screwdriver or similar to do do this.
You will need to replace the door catch and spring, and possibly the door lock, as it may break when you force the door open.

Apr 08, 2010 | Hotpoint Aquarius WD640 Front Load...

1 Answer

Lg washing machine wm-1460fhd door locked wont open


We have a WM-1480FHD, with the door stuck shut. It appears the door release mechanism in the actual door has broken, so when you pull the lver part, the catch is not released. You need to get a very flat knife,insert between the door and the front of the machine, right in the middle behind the release handle and push the hook towards the right side of the machine.Once open, you can check the release mechanism in the actual door. Ours is broken, so need to sort out how to repair/replace it next!

Jun 10, 2009 | LG WM-1480FHD Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer stopped midcyle-error code do, then FL


The door interlock could be faulty. The only way to open the door if the door interlock is faulty is to remove the top of the machine, after turning it off at the wall and pulling the plug out of the socket, and locate the door interlock from the inside. There should be a metal "slide" which can moved back to release the door catch. The interlock could be warped from getting hot, which will make the slide almost impossible to move. Remove screws holding the interlock from the front panel and from the inside pry the interlock from the catch. Replace interlock.

Oct 21, 2007 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

2 Answers

LG 1480fhd


Try first to unplug the power cable and see if it allow you to open the door. In case it will not help, you have to raise the top of the washer to get to the switch and release it manually (The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame). Good luck

Sep 03, 2007 | LG WM-1480FHD Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Faulty on off button


the only way you can open the door is by switching off the washer open the lid feel down the front off the inside of the washer to were your door catch goes to you will find a catch you can release to open the door

Dec 11, 2006 | Candy AQW130 Front Load Washer / Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG WM-1480FHD Front Load Washer Logo

204 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Washing Machines Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1474 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

82313 Answers

Are you a LG Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...