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Dishwasher door wont open. Broken handle latch?

Hi - my dishwasher door wont open - I think the latch is broken - it is an integrated Baumatic BDW2SS - how can I open it? - My dishes are hostage!

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I have the same issue, did you get an answer ? Save the plates !
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