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Won't start Last week the latch wouldn't catch. Husband "fixed" it. Now door latches but won't start. Have power.

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  • PatCP Feb 16, 2008

    He took the panel off and all the connections seemed OK

  • trevsgrl Sep 17, 2008

    power is going to unit, won't start, water ran for a few seconds then quit? how do you take the panel off?

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Check for power at the door latch switches

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

  • robert samples Feb 16, 2008

    you have to close the door and see it electricity is coming in and out of the switches

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