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Kemore Elite HE 3t front end loader washer just makes a clicking noise when computer is engage to so something. Door Latch reamains locked and will not open. Is there any release switch?

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Yes, there is a manual release for the door. Follow this link for step-by step instructions:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r622155-kenmore_elite_whirlpool_duet_door_jammed

Let me know if you need further assistance. I hope this is helpful to you.

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