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Door wont unlock

Right after complete cycle was done, the door remain locked and is still lock . I tried unplugging still wont open

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  • Janet Col Sep 03, 2008

    Door wont open - stays on Final Spin. Checked waste hose and nothing is clogging it - Any ideas?

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Try "end of cycle" button, & wait for a couple of minutes before u try the door; do not force door.
Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.

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