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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you may need a switch but not a door see if you can adjust the door and try shutting it hard as front loaders close snug because of the rubber boot check your power too
Posted on Mar 02, 2008
There are several reasons why a Hotpoint door could be jammed shut. One of them is the part you describe which is called the ******. With some older Hotpoint models, there is a cable that runs from the door interlock to the motor. When you operate the door catch or button, this part "pecks" down onto the drive belt or the end of the armature's shaft. If the drum is moving, the ****** will slip on the rotating belt or armature and disengage the door interlock. If the drum is not moving, the ****** meets resistance and the door opens. Therefore if the ****** has come off, or is loose, it can stop the door opening. When you attempt to open the door does this part move?
Other things that can stop the door opening are -
Posted on Dec 06, 2008
SOURCE: Hotpoint WMA13 door lock fault
If the door locked light is flashing , then the main board probably has a fault on it, due to a problem with the motor, or the board itself being faulty.
Recommend calling an engineer.
Posted on Jan 04, 2009
You have probably knocked of the connector or the catch (and on these it is very fragile as I have changed the catch 3 times on mine) is broken
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
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