The door will not stay closed. When we close the door it will release. I have tried to hold the door while in cycle until it highlights door locked, but once the cycle continues the door releases and the cycle pauses. How can I get the door to stay closed?
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You can't turn the heat up, just on or off. Are you using heated dry?? It sounds like the vent system in the door is either not working or blocked. Some dishwashers have a small trap door flap in the dishwasher door that is closed during wash and opens to vent steam during the dry cycle. Sounds like it is staying closed. If you have a higher end dishwasher, they usually have a fan motor that come on during dry that gets rid of steam and moisture. Just a few things to check.
split the door inner from the outer - screws round the periphery.
you will need a multimeter
check if there is a supply to the detergent dispenser when there should not be ie during rinse and hold program or before starting the cycle. if there is a supply then the module is faulty.
if not then fault probably lies with the dispenser itself. having split the door you can see how to remove. there are two methods of fixing. most common is six screws holding clamps. some are a push and click fit
those have a 2 latch system, sounds like the second latch that engages during the spin cycle never quite completed the safety lock , you could try and jumper the latch to see if that would release it, But it seems the secondary latch wasn't working properly in the first place, even the heaviest loads shouldn't pop the door open,
you are having a problem with your door latch.the unit may not be staying closed or the latch strike is not in position to engage the door switches. check the metal bracket just where the door closes and try to bend it downward , closer to the door and see if this helps to keep it working.
Go to www.appliancepartspros.com do a search using the model number and you will find the schematics for the dryer. Look for the cabinet parts diagram and locate the latch assembly. Look for the door latch and the door catch both parts will probably cost less than $10. There may be some minor disassembly required but not a big ordeal.
You need to open-up the door sections by removing the screws around the perimeter. This is not easy since it takes three hands to hold and disassemble. Please disconnect electric so you do not short any electric parts within the door shell.
The release mechanism may be no good for the soap dispensor tray, or you may find a corroded wire connection to the release. In many cases if the soap tray does not release (but closes) it can be a faulty signal from control panel,however you say the tray will not stay closed; this is most likely a faulty release/latch mechanism which you will see when you open the door shell sections.
Many models have star head screws and will need a star screwdriver (there are 4 or 5 sizes).
Good luck, MACGIVOR
E11 Problems with water fill in wash phase E10 Cycle PAUSED 8.2 E12 Problems with water fill in drying E10 Cycle PAUSED 8.3 E21 Problems with water drain in wash phase E20 Cycle PAUSED 8.4 E22 Problems with water drain during drying or drying condenser blocked E20 Heating phase skipped 8.5 E31 Analogic (electronic) pressure switch circuit faulty --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.6 E32 Incorrect calibration of analogic (electronic) pressure switch --- Cycle PAUSED 8.7 E33 Incongruency between level of analogic (electronic) pressure switch and level of anti-boiling pressure switch 1 --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.8 E34 Incongruency between level of electronic pressure switch and level of anti-boiling pressure switch 2 --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.9 E35 Water level too high --- Cycle blocked with door closed and water drain 8.10 E36 "Sensing" circuit of anti-boiling pressure switch 1 faulty --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.11 E37 "Sensing" circuit of anti-boiling pressure switch 2 faulty --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.11 E38 Pressure chamber blocked --- Heating phase skipped 8.12 E41 Door open E40 Cycle PAUSED 8.13-14 E42 Problems with door closure E40 Cycle PAUSED 8.15-16 E43 TRIAC which powers the door interlock faulty E40 Cycle PAUSED 8.17-18 E44 "Sensing" circuit of door delay interlock faulty --- Cycle blocked 8.19 E45 "Sensing" circuit of door delay interlock triac faulty --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.19 E51 TRIAC which powers the motor short-circuited --- Cycle blocked with door closed (after 5 attempts) 8.20 E52 No signal from tachometric generator --- Cycle blocked with door closed (after 5 attempts) 8.21-22 E53 "Sensing" circuit of motor TRIAC faulty --- Cycle blocked with door closed 8.23 E54 Relays (motor) contacts faulty --- Cycle blocked with door closed (after 5 attempts) 8.23 E61 Insufficient heating during washing --- Heating phase skipped 8.24 E62 Overheating during washing --- Drain, end of cycle 8.25 E63 Insufficient heating during drying Heating phase skipped 8.26 E64 Overheating during drying --- Heating phase skipped 8.27 E66 Power relay to heating element faulty --- Drain, end of cycle 8.28 E71 NTC wash sensor faulty --- Heating phase skipped 8.29 E72 NTC sensor on drying condenser faulty --- Heating phase skipped 8.30 E73 NTC sensor on drying duct faulty --- Heating phase skipped 8.31 E84 "Sensing" circuit on circulation pump triac faulty --- Drain, end of cycle (door open) 8.32 E85 Circulation pump faulty --- Drain, end of cycle (door open) 8.33 E91 Communications error between main PCB and user interface --- --- 8.34 E93 Configuration error E90 Cycle blocked 8.34 E94 Incorrect configuration of washing cycle E90 Cycle blocked 8.34 EF1 Drain filter blocked LED-EF0 --- 8.35 EF2 Excessive detergent LED-EF0 --- 8.35 Regards David Marsh
It sounds like it may be stuck between cycle steps.(this sometimes happens if the washer is open during a cycle)Try and run it through one full wash cycle as it is.Then check to see if the soap door will close.If not,the lack may be broken