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Door won't open and no error lights

Switched on machine and the door lock was locking/unlocking (you could hear is clicking and the light on the door switched on and off). Put a load in (I know stupid!), and now the door is locked. Can not open it at all.

Can then set the parameters for a wash, but when press start, it doesn't! So have dirty clothes in a locked washing machine and no way to get them out or clean them!! HELP!

All buttons seem to work (apart from Start), and switching on and off at mains does not help. No error codes to be seen.

Has the locking mechanism jammed or is it a new control board or something else?

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Re: Door won't open and no error lights

Sounds like the door interlock is manfunctioning.

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Component/Resistance Unlocked/Resistance Locked/Contacts Measured/Contacts Measured:

Motor Winding/35 ±5 O/35 ±5 O/P12-2/P12-3/
Lock Switch - Home/0 O/Open Circuit/P12-1/P12-4
Lock Switch - Lock/Open Circuit/0 O/P12-1/P12-7
Lock Switch - Lid/Lid Closed = 0 OLid Open = Open Circuit/Lid Closed = 0 O Lid Open = Open Circuit/P12-1/P12-5

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