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Can't unlock door!

My unit stopped working mid-cycle (making grinding noise and got "no drain" message and it will not let me unlock it. Does anyone have a solution for this?

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Press "end of cycle", & wait for click or 2 minutes before trying the door. Would be good to get the exit hose off the standpipe to let the excess water flow out at floor level. Do not force the door.

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