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Kenmore He 2 Plus washer door is locked and unable to open

Washer stopped with 3 minutes on timer on spin cycle. I was running the Normal/Casual wash. I tried the 2 suggestions in owners manual to run the RInse and Spin cycle and to push stop. The door locked red light stays on as well as the add garment light. When I push Start, there is a quiet buzz sound instead of the loud click. The door stays locked.

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    Laurel Westall May 30, 2014

    Having the same problem myself. Have tried methods mentioned in manual without success and door remains locked whether machine is plugged in or not.

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Unplug the washer an the door will open

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

  • djvts1 Oct 29, 2010

    tried this and it didn't work.

  • Dale
    Dale Dec 30, 2013

    does not work

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unplurg your washer an wait 5minute an the door will open

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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