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Asko 10505 - wash finished, door won't open

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i can't open the door to the washer, asko 10505. I ran a load, and it's all done washing, but now the door is clicked shut, and I can't figure out how to release it and get the laundry out. can you help?
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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    I have this machine as well and it's very erratic as to whether or not it will drain when the cycle has completed.  I have become quite adept at unplugging the pin trap and draining from there but what a pain in the @#$SS.


    I have cleaned whatever i can, use detergent sparingly but I can't wonder if the fabric soften is the culprit,  i have gone through two motors and other issues with this machine.  Are all the Askos like this?

  • Bates177 Jan 06, 2009

    My front load washer 10505 will not spin and finish the load. Can't open the door. Removed the panel and turned the plastic thing and water is draining, but there is no hose that I can see and I have totally flooded two towels before giving up. Where is the pin trap?

    bates177

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It is most likely your machine may have a draining problem. if it cant drain the water out the door wont open. if you open the small door at the front bottom of the machine you will find the little black drain hose. unplug the hose off the door and drain machine. when the machine is empty try powering on and opening the door. if still no luck you will see (in the same location) a red pull ring. undo the screw holding the ring in position and gently pull until the door releases. it would be worth undoing the button trap lid to access the pump and check for any blockages (most common coins **** pins etc) let me know how you get on.

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  • Fabswag2012 Sep 16, 2011

    To wiz...iam an asko technician with one year experience...you do know what you are talking about...you should be my tech support...is there anyway I can get a hold of u incase I come accross an unfamiliar problem?my company is located in brooklyn but I service the manhattan area...i appreciate it...

  • Allene Noble Aug 27, 2012

    Thanks so much. I got $.88 from the drain, and all is well!

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The unlock button only releases the door if the machine is turned ON. This is contrary to my washer (a Kenmore). I experienced this on my mom's machine

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You have to hold the key lock button down for about 5 seconds and the door will pop open.

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    Houston resident Nov 17, 2014

    The unlock button only works if the machine is on; this seems counterintuitive.

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