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I have w56 washing machine, the program has been completed but the front load door can not be opened and the door locked indicator is still on. Please, advise, Thanks,

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probably motor control bd but on some early models when both control bds (1 under top and 1 under bottom panel)came together in a kit worked great since sometimes hard to determine exactly which control bd was actually causing the problem if you are sure wash motor is not running and belt is not off

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Adora Front Load Washing Machine Problem

I had a similar problem...with the added issue of the door not locking at all. I cleaned the filter and all is well. However, it took me hours to find the 3 screws everyone was talking about The screws are at the very bottom of the washer, under the lip, facing front. If your machine sits on a pedestal drawer like mine, they are located between the machine and the pedestal. I hope these pics save someone a little time...




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Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: FRONT LOADER DOOR LOCK WONT OPEN OR JAMMED

On a Bosch wfmc3200uc there is a green plastic string, similar to fishing line, located behind the round panel on the front of the machine. It is attached to the top right of the round black piece. Just give a slight tug this will release the lock.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Front Load Washer Model WBVH5100HWW - door lock light is on

I queryed another site; justanswer.com with technician Larry, who provided the solution. Replace the door latch assenbly part # WH10X1006 $146.99 from GE. A local parts house had the identical under a Whirlpool # WP8182634 for 59.46. Install the new assemble and all is well.

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SOURCE: unusual display on panel (padlock) machine can't be programmed door is not locked however

i just went through the same thing.......you need to hold the option and extra rinse buttons simultaneously for 6 seconds, this will unlock it.....so turn the machine on and press the two icons, dont worry about the beeping and flashing after 6 seconds the padlock symbol will go and you can use the machine as usual.....i wish they put that 'minor detail' in the manual...cheers!!

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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