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Kenmore dishwasher locks. after cycle, can't open door

I have Kenmore dishwasher type 280-2 Model 665 16782. After washing dishes, at the end of cycle, I can't open the door. It get locked.

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Re: Kenmore dishwasher locks. after cycle, can't open door - Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher Dishwashers

Bad solenoid or controller

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