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My watch was accidentally put in the washing machine. The cycle had started before I realized it. I have tried to open the door however is locked and will not open. How can I get the door unlocked so I can rescue my watch? Thanks so much

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  • john_cross Mar 17, 2011

    Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
    I can only suggest manually progressing the program to the end. If there is water still in the machine it will probably not allow you to open the door. You will have to drain the water out via the filter, I would think ---->
    If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and most are held in by a round cover/knob.
    REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT!
    Put power back on and see. I have posted this as clarification rather than solution so that your posting STAYS as waiting for an answer in case someone else comes up with a better idea!
    Good luck,
    John C
    PS Hope it's waterproof ;-0)

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Pushing the pause / start button will unlock the door in all but the sanitary cycle. If in sanitary cycle, you may have to turn off power, then turn power back on.

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