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Door latch in closed position

The latch is in the closed position despite the door being open. How do i reset the latch into the open position?

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Put two small screwdrivers in each side of the latch and lever upwards (best way) or otherwise take the door outer panel and fascia off so you can get at them
to stop it reoccuring, bend u catch on cabinet slightly downwards

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