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Door lock how do you check for loose wires on the door lock? back of machine? how do you get into the back of the machine? walt

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  • wagelb Jun 16, 2008

    I unplugged the washer. openned the door. pressed the option and sellect buttons simultaneously plugged it back in pressed the options and select buttons and voila it started fine. thanks. walt

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Hi Walt, if I recall correctly there were a couple of screws behind the soap compartment that allowed me to take the control panel off. 2 more screws in top back and the top of the washer can be slid forward and removed. Access to switch was through the top. Hope this helps.
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