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Kenmore 3.5 Super Capacity #4810 front load washer

The door latch area has a very loud buzz until you wiggle the door just right. Sometimes it stops but the door never locks. It looks easy to replace, but I'm worried about taking the rubber "bellows" off for fear of not being able to get it back on. I guess that's what you call it. Any thoughts?
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Easy fix bellows is held on by spring around outer edge remove it roll bellows back 2 screws in lock assembly pull toward opening remove wires spring may require a little patience to reinstall but no big deal did 2 today..be sure to ck door strike also ..the little plastic piece on door frame that goes into lock

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