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DOOR CATCH BROKEN - HOW TO OPEN DOOR FROM INSIDE THE MACHINE

Hi my Zanussi F1045 front load washing machine door handle has broken and is loose to pull and it does not open the door from the outside.

If I take the top cover off the machine, can I open the door from the inside as I have clothes trapped inside.

Regards

Peter

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  • Hitension Jun 13, 2008

    Hi Thanks for that. But I already have the user manual. The handle has actually broken and I need to release the door from inside the machine - I am awaiting a new handle assembly.

    Cheers

    Peter

  • Hitension Jun 13, 2008

    Hi Thanks for that. But Zanussi does not appear on this link page.

    The handle has actually broken and I need to release the door from inside the machine - I am awaiting a new handle assembly.

    Cheers

    Peter

  • Hitension Jun 13, 2008

    the only covers that can be removed on this machine are top and rear -it is not like the illustration on your link.

  • Hitension Jun 14, 2008

    surely there must be an easier way!! - the service man opened it by putting his hand in from the back according to my wife - but I cannot see how he did it - looks just like a housing at the rear of the catch and I cannot feel anything - I just wanted to be able to complete a few washes before he comes back to repair it in a couple of weeks - part on order.

  • Hitension Jun 14, 2008

    I have had the lid off and can see the catch assembly and had a feel around, unfortunately nothing obvious that looks like it can be operated - all surrounded in plastic - I think we'll give it a miss thanks as I assume you don't know about this particular machine?

    Cheers

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Select washing machine at link below to find door handle
http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/smartsearch.aspx

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A manual for this washer can be found here.

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