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Door locked dorr will not open and displays a "do" message when pressing the start button. After pressing start, the machine begins to cycle up but stops within 10-15 seconds.

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  • granny7 May 29, 2008

    Mine is also doing this. I called for assistance and was told to push the off button and hold in for 3 secs and try again. If this didn't fix it to try several times more, which I did and still no resolution. I also have a FL message blinking every now and then. Does anyone know what to do to resolve this?

  • Mo3219 May 30, 2008

    5/29/08 We have the same problem. Door locked flashing the do and fl. HELP!!!!

  • ryo_chan Jun 01, 2008

    I have the same problem here!! I have clean laundry trapped inside!! I tried to knock the pin out of the hinges but realized it can only be done when the door is open. I have unplugged it numerous times, held the off button, and pressed the start button just to see if that would do anything. I even tried tricking it into washing the clothes again... nothing. Please someone help us!!!



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To all of you who have your door locked, i have had that same problem and my husband found out how to open it. under the bleach and softner dispenser there is a light green plastic chord. pull on that and it will open your door.

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Granny 7: i have the same problems you have. i dont have a solution yet. thank you for your post.

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