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Door locked and handle broke

My machine is locked i cant open the door. I am assuming there is a spring mechanism behind the handle when you pull it to open it but that seems to have broken - i have spoken to a local repair shop and they need me to bring in the door to fix it but i need to get the door open and then take it off - Any suggestions?

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Same thing happened to me,

if the leaver is clean broken off,. get some thin wire,. i used Bell wire, loop it around the Hook, in order to pull it,. use a flat screwdriver to pull the sping back then pull on the bell wire,

it is pretty tricky to loop the bell wire around the Hook,. be it can be done, u will need a pair of long nose pliers,. to grip the bell wire and pull it thru in order to complete the loop,

the leaver can be bought from Hotpoint, the door frame is 10£ odd,. either way u can fix it ur self for under 15£ max,.

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