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Fron t Load washer will not unlock

I have a front load washer model wm0532hw and my door is locked and will not unlock. I got an error beep and when I went to check it the door will not open. I have tried to turn the machine on and off but it still will not open .... What can I do

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  • twogirlmom Jul 16, 2008

    We are getting the LE error code and we can not unlock the door. If we could unlock the door then we could take something out and see if it is due to a heavy load.



    The directions say to press the Pause Cycle button but that doesn't work.

    We have tried unplugging the washer and then plugging it back in. We are not having any success unlocking the door.

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Usually, the door will not unlock because there is water still inside the unit.  You will need to get the water out of the tub to get the door to open.  On the bottom left corner, there is a small door.  Inside the door is a small rubber drain hose.  This will empty out the water inside.  After awhile, the machine will unlock the door.

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Here is the web link service manaul for your washer below. Go to troubleshooting guide. You can drain and unlock your door by using the test mode in the service manual.

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Laundry/WM2042/WM2042xx_Service_Manual.pdf

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