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Re: I think I need to replace the assy, door latch
The part you are looking for, I believe, is the main door latch which is located at the top center of the door opening - right?. The part number is 893839 and costs $50.05. There is also a smaller door switch which is part number 454909 and costs $9.90. Don't know if you need this switch as well. The parts can be ordered on line at repairclinic.com. I am not in any way affiliated with the website. I am simply passing on useful information as I have used their service on many occasions and have always been satisfied with their fast shipping and service. In addition, the parts are the same parts used by your major appliance repair companies, but at a lower cost. You will, however, have to pay for shipping. If you wish to pursue this repair yourself, the cost is minimal. If you wish to have an appliance repairman come repair it for you, be prepared to pay an inflated price for the part and a labor charge in the neighborhood of about $100 or higher (the $50-$75 fee you mentioned is called a trip charge and should be INCLUDED as part of the price). In the end, you are probably going to pay about $200 for the repair. Of course, this is a modest estimate and it depends on which company you use. I hope this information is helpful to you.
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Seattle, unplug from the wall outlet for 1 min, this may allow the electronics to reboot, if not get a wet/dry vac and remove the water from the drain hose if you can not remove water this way then something has plug the pathway to the drain pump assy. some of these frontloader have a pull line that will allow you to release the latch assy to open the door, some are located as the soap disp area do not try to pull the door open the door latch will break and cost$$$$ to replace.
yes remove the top of machine and make sure the power is switcht off.;;;;;on the front of machine with your hand pushed down to the door switch ,not easy but keep trying,you will find the door switch with both hands wrigle until the door opens i know its hard and your hand will suffer but it will open keep trying,this switch needs replaced at all costs,you might have to replace the switch plus the holder .Once door is open unscrew the two screws and the whole latch will be in your hands remove the plug and you will have it in your hand ,replace backwards to what ive said,good luck psthis part/sshould cost 20 dollers.
if the door lock light doens come on i would loo to replace the door lock assy. the outer boot will peel bac and give you acessto the lock assy ( make sure the latch is intact on the door itself if its broken replace that first) part number 131763202, probly about 50 bucks adn 15 min of work
Any local appliance parts supply center will have this part in stock. It is howe3ver best that you take your "complete model number" with you when you go to get the replacement part. They are under $3.00 in
Use a knife blade to unlock the opposing plastic retaining tabs on the old part for removal. Make sure you change both pieces. The one in the chassis and the one in the door.
If the washer beeps when you are trying to start a cycle, the control believes the door is open.
First of all check the hinge area, the door seal and latch/catch area to make sure something is not in the way of the door being fully closed. If it is closing fine and nothing is obstructing, you will most likely need to have the door latch mechanism replaced. If you can send me the full model number from inside the door I can get you an idea of what this might cost.
easy repair, somply open the door, and l;ook behind the rubber boot, youll see a metal band holding it to the fornt of the machins( spring loaded at very bottom) roll the "clamp"wire off andremoveth righthand side of the boot, youll need to unscrew trhe 2 phillips screws holding the latch assy on nad it will slide right put, probly 3 connectors( youll have enough wire to almost pull all the way out.. replace with the new latch(wires only plug into correct spots, you cant do it wrong). resecure the latch and roll the rubber boot back over the front lip. rescuring the metal clamp may take a little patience, but get a third hand if available.. starting at top strecth over both sides and snap spring over the bottom. easy repair take youtime youll be fine!!
i just finished fixing this problem on mine. DL = Door Latch. i am guessing you hear 6 clicks (processor trying to latch door) then the error. while i was poking around inside the unit i found a service manual inside (behind the bottom cover, remove 3 screws to gain access). the service manual reminded the tech to always try unplugging and replacing the connectors on the processor since oxidation is a major problem. the manual also noted the connector numbers (DS3... i think). i removed the top cover (3 screws on the back, slide back, lift off), found the processor, unplugged and reseated the connectors (did some others just for good measure), plugged the unint back in (ALWAYS UNPLUG BEFORE WORKING ON IT), and it worked. in case that doesn't fix it, you couldtry replacing the latch assy for about $50. good luck
No, unfortunately the door latch assy. comes as a complete unit. Part# 8182634. This # is for the entire door latch mechanism, not just the pin and lists for ~$45.00.
Easy repair... open the door. At the 6 o'clock position of the door seal, begin removing the seal clamp with a small screwdriver by inserting it between the spring and the seal. Then peel the seal back (at the 3 o'clock position) to gain access to the latch assy. Remove the 3 screws holding the latch in place and pull gently out. Remove the wire harness. Install the new latch and rebuild. (make sure you position the seal clamp the same way it came off... the spring at the 6 o'clock position.) Install time= ~15 minutes.
Job done! and well worth the 50 bucks!