More than likely you have a bad door switch assy. This nifty little gizmo has the locking mechinism AND the door switch in one unit. Last one I changed had two connections on it I believe. If the dryer is mounted on top you can access it by removing the tub boot seal. Major PIA to get it back on just right. Easier if you can get access from the top. If your nimble enough you can check continuity w/o removing the switch.
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Is this the first time? If so its the door switch / solenoid. If its every time then its likely the processor board is faulty. Find a local appliance tech. If the top lid comes off at a couple of screws along the rear edge, disconnect the power and see if you can reach inside and trip the lock. This will release the clothes. Then you need to work out the fault.
I do not have a solution but also have the same issue. That is when putting on a cotton programme, the superwash light comes on at the end of the programme and I am unable to open the door as it remains locked. I then have to put it to a rinse or spin cycle as it does not seem to have spun the clothes at all.
Unplug it. Door latch has thermal delay. Unplug, let cool 3 minutes, open door. After door is open, you can kill the delay: with door open remove rubber boot to access gap between door & drum, remove door catch from cabinet, glue, break or unwire delay parts & replace all. Do this with safety glasses, the spring holding rubber boot can be a bit jumpy. Your leak I know nothing of.
The problem lies with the water valve at the water entrance area; trace the pipe from where the water comes to dispenser. This should be done after opening up the top ( careful not to touch any part which could give you electric shock or anything) The pipe where the water gushes should be traced back to the inlet area, you will have to change this valve. To see the gush gently open the dispenser drawer.