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I added too much weight to a load of clothes. Door popped open and now it won't stay shut.

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You may have broken the door latch mechanism, or the door hook. The following link explains how to replace the door latch on a Whirlpool Duet:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575840-replacing_a_door_latch

Replacements parts (if required) can be purchased from any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

If the model number is correct, the part number for a replacement door latch is 8182634. If the door hook is defective, the part number is 8181651. Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. the first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.

If you have any questions about this repair, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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