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The door catch has ceased to function which I assume is spring loaded but no longer has any tension. Also there does not appear to be any obvious way of accessing the workings of the catch.

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  • lpsymmons Mar 16, 2011

    Daniel not wishing to be rude but all you have done is to state the obvious as I know it is not working otherwise I would not have prompted the problem so how do I replace it and if it is the door switch what is the way forward?

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Hi

If it is not working then it should be replaced. The issue can also be with the door switch that is not working and so wont allow the door to function in right way. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

  • Daniel Scott
    Daniel Scott Mar 16, 2011

    You are
    right...Sorry I thought you were just confirming about the part that you want
    to replace....Use your ohmmeter to test your
    switch for continuity. Begin by setting your ohmmeter to measure resistance at
    a scale of Rx1. If you are using an analog meter, touch the metal tips of the
    test leads together and zero your ohmmeter by adjusting the thumbwheel in the
    front of the meter until the needle reads '0' on the scale.
    Hope this
    helps...please post back for further assistance.



    Daniel

    You are right...Sorry I thought you were just confirming about the part that you want to replace....Use your ohmmeter to test your switch for continuity. Begin by setting your ohmmeter to measure resistance at a scale of Rx1. If you are using an analog meter, touch the metal tips of the test leads together and zero your ohmmeter by adjusting the thumbwheel in the front of the meter until the needle reads '0' on the scale. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

    Daniel

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