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Whirlpool duet sport frontloader washer, door wont open, locked up.

What can i do to get the door to open?

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  • suzsezok Jul 10, 2008

    Thank you very much Lumpy. You saved my day!

  • Toby Norton
    Toby Norton May 11, 2010

    Have you tried the manual release to open the door? If you remove the 1/4" screws along the bottom most panel, the lower front panel will come down. If you reach up where the door switch is, on the bottom of the switch, there is a pull tab that will manually release the door.

  • Patty St Amand
    Patty St Amand Mar 15, 2014

    where is the door switch?

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Not a problem glad we could help.

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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Great!!! It was very simple, all I needed to do is open three screws and pull the fron cover and reach in you can feel a latch just pull it down (esy no need to use any force) and wow!!! it opened front door.
Hi, I live in Illinois and called service man from Ace Appliance Service, paid $65.00 and I was told by the repair person door can not be open nd he needs to break the latchwhich will be another $88.00 for the new lock/latch and $130.00 to replace... Wow!! it took less than 5 minutes and I was able to open it I am not a technical person but your instructions were simple and straight forward....
Thank a lot

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Thanks I was able to take my clothes out with your instructions of the latch, but now I tried to run a cycle to clean machine to see if it would reset it, but it is not responding to any running cycle. Is it the motor?

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First thanks Lumpy816- second to his help, the size socket you need to use ( unless you have some torx head allen wrenches) is 9/32

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