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I have a 3 year old Whirlpool Duet Washer (model GHW9460PWO). For the last 2 years I've had intermittent, but frequent problems with the door lock (F/dl code). I could always get the washer to work again, but this time it looks like it's stuck for good. We replaced the door lock, but that did not help. What next?

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Replace the control board

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