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Miele w865 - door won't open after completed wash cycle

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The solenoid sounds like it is defective on the door lock or the plug has fallen out of the door lock. if you remove the sealing ring clip which holds the door seal in place and pull back the seal you can reach inside the unit and make sure the plug is in place. check also there is power to the plug

hope this helps. if all else fails call the Miele service centre in your area and they will be able to help

Posted on Jul 26, 2010

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