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The door latch assembly has locked . this is come times caused by bad connection or broken wiring . . try unpluging the unit for 5 min then repower and see if it will open . if not take the 3 screws out of the bottom panel and remove . you can now reach up inside and there is a pull string that will release the lock. this will get you in .. and you will have to replace door latch . mm hope this helps . .

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