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Door catch Door closes but latch inside door panel does not lock in place so door will not remain closed. Appears that plastic part in door catch recess will rotate but is not under any spring pressure and will not lock in place.

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    Andy Thomas May 11, 2010

    Hi. Can you tell me make and model number please?

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Hi.

Usually the spring is not sold as a single part.

You will need to replace the door lock.

Regards.

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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