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Duet washer, i had water shut off to unit, and kids started it. Now water is on and it wont unlock, and runs,not turning the drum. tried unplugging, tried pushing, holding all buttons, any help?

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Slect drain/spin cycle and try running that one, before it starts anycycle this achine will unlocka nd relock the door mechanism. if uyou try this what does it do??? any response???

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Whirlpool's 'FH' decodes as 'no water inlet'- I suspect 'Hot Fault'!
If you have checked that the hot and cold water taps are turned on fully and the hoses are not kinked or squashed at the back, it is worth while checking both the hot and cold water inlet filters. Turn the taps off and remove both hoses at the washer end. Inside each inlet port there is normally a little filter which should just slide out. Clean if necessary and replace each one and the hoses. If after turning the taps back on there is no improvement, the problem is symptomatic of a malfunctioning hot or cold water control valve. Sorry but it needs a service call ;-0(
If this has assisted you please consider a 4 thumbs up for the rating.
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Initially unplug the washing machine.While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for five seconds.
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