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Front door will not open

My front door will not open. I have a service call, but they can't come for 3 weeks. Need some suggestions of how to get it open again. TIA

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    door will not open it is locked how do I get it open

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2008

    I am in the same boat. There should be a way to manually open the door if you have a power failure.

  • spainface Jun 14, 2008

    WFR 2460 - have the same problem with the door not opening.



    Tried the emergency release to no avail (ran another cycle, turned off power, checked child lock...)



    Any suggestions would be most welcome.

  • umonka Jan 12, 2009

    I noticed that the door made some noise when I closed it the last time. But after finishing the cycle (remove laundry on display) door won't open anymore: tried another spin cycle: no luck. Also tried pulling down the door release from the drain cleanout - but I am really afraid something in the lock mechanism actually broke off. Can I open the machine in any other way?

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On the bottom right-hand side of the washer, there should be a door that contains the drain cleanout. Open the door and in the upper right-hand corner of the opening, there should be the end of a plastic handle. It may barely be showing, so look closely. Pull it down with your fingers or a plyers and your door should release.

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