There is a manual unlocking tab located at the bottom of the door lock
and switch assembly. Disconnect power to the washer before accessing it.
the three screws attaching the toe panel to the cabinet
then pull the panel down and off the cabinet. Prop up the bottom
front edge of the washer or cushion and lean it against the wall for an easy access of the screws.
Reach up along the inside of the
front panel and locate the bottom of the door lock and switch assembly
on the right side.
Locate the tear-drop shaped tab then gently
pull it down until a click is heard, and then open the door.
door lock and switch assembly may need to be replaced if the problem
persists. Disconnect power to the washer and open the door. Remove the door gasket
retaining hoop by stretching apart the retaining spring at the bottom
of the door opening.
Gently peel the part of the door gasket near
the door lock/latch assembly off the lip of the right side of the door
opening. Remove enough of the door gasket to access the door lock/latch
assembly behind the front panel.
Remove the three screws securing
the door lock/latch assembly to the front panel and slightly lift it
then pull it back off the front panel.
Pull the door lock/latch
assembly out of the washer and disconnect the wiring harness.
the wiring harness to the new door lock/latch assembly and install it
back in place behind the front panel.
Secure the door lock/latch
assembly and put the eased part of the door gasket back into position
over the lip of the door opening.
Check that the door gasket is
properly seated before putting back and securing the retaining hoop
around the lip of the door opening and the door gasket.