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There's a fault detected with the door lock and switch assembly. The door lock is not working or the door lock switch is not activated. This indicates that the door lock and switch assembly is malfunctioning and needs to be replaced to address the problem.

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. Using needle nose pliers, start where the spring and wire are connected and pull the wire out of the groove of the door gasket.
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Remove the three screws securing the door lock and switch assembly to the front panel.
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Gently peel the part of the door gasket near the door lock and switch assembly off the lip of the right side of the door opening. Remove enough of the door gasket to access the door lock and switch assembly behind the front panel.



Slightly lift the door lock and switch assembly then pull it back off the front panel and out of the caMachine flashes F then dl. - 7437bc7.jpgn>
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Transfer the wiring harnesses to the new door lock and switch assembly one at a time then install it in place behind the front panel. Secure the
door lock and switch 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.
Install the retaining hoop with the spring positioned at the bottom of the door gasket.

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