Question about Washing Machines

Open Question

Fridgidaire FWT 449GFS1 door locking mechanism seems to be broken. model numember is XC91 705565 I could try to change the mechanism ( its the one inside the machine with the various wires coming to it) but I do not know which part to order... thank you

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 641 Answers

SOURCE: Broken interior Door catch

You should open machine's upper panel (release 2 screws in the machine's back and slide the cover out) and then you will have an access to it. You should buy a new door catch and replace the broken one. Be aware that you should disconnect machine's power cable before doing it. Good luck

Posted on May 09, 2006

  • 641 Answers

SOURCE: Interior Door catch broken

You should open machine's upper panel (release 2 screws in the machine's back and slide the cover out) and then you will have an access to it. You should buy a new door catch and replace the broken one. Be aware that you should disconnect machine's power cable before doing it. Good luck

Posted on May 09, 2006

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Broken front door

you need to buy a new 'handle'. to open the door for the time being, disconnect power and then use a coat hangar to pull the latch towards you, ie. outwards

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: whirlpool duet washing machine door lock error

My front loader has the door locked and I can't open it. I have already turned off the power and that didn't solve the problem. The manual says that if you try to open the door too soon after the cycle completes, then the door locks. How do I open it now? What do I do?

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

  • 566 Answers

SOURCE: door handle of washing machine broken

if clothes are still in washer? and machine has finished cycles? then handle broke so unable to open ??? your best option is to unplug/ and if necessary disconnect water supply hoses then remove the top screws from rear panel which also secure the top panel as you will observe ? then pull backwards top panel and loft off ? you now have access/visual of the door catch inside front machine look?? at the catch and you will see how it locks ? you can lever the catch gently and door opens to fit a new door catch is easy diy and not expensive if you are confident usual problem these break ? is the time delay micro switch sticks with age /moisture try dw40 and work plunger b4 you refit door back after replacing handle/catch assy

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

My 2000 Ford Explorer drivers side door will not unlock with the key fob, the number strip on the door, or with the key in the key slot. All the other doors will unlock using the key fob. What is th


Not sure if lock has solenoid or electric motor, but either way, can you hear clicks or any prominent sounds from the door whilst trying to unlock it? you may need to put your ear on the door, if no sound, then wiring needs to be checked, then motor or solenoid, if you do hear similar sounds to the other door then the mechanical part of the lock mechanism has failed and may require a kit or replacement.

Sep 29, 2014 | 2000 Ford Explorer

Tip

FRIDGIDAIRE FRONT LOAD WASHER DOOR LOCK


THIS FRONT LOAD WASHER HAS AN ELECTRONIC SWITCH THAT SNAPS INTO THE LOCK MECHANISM. MINE POPPED OUT OF THE 2 CLIPS THAT HELD IT IN PLACE, SO WHEN I CLOSED THE DOOR, THE LOCK LIGHT DID NOT LIGHT AND THE DOOR DID NOT LOCK. HAD ALL KINDS OF ADVICE THAT DIDN'T WORK. UNPLUG THE WASHER, REMOVE O RING AROUND RUBBER BOOT. REMOVE THE FRONT PART OF THE BOOT. THEN YOU JUST REMOVE THE LOCK MECHANISMS, 2 SCREWS IN THE FRONT. PULL THE LOCK MECHANISM HOUSING TO THE SIDE, BE CAREFUL OF THE CONNECTED WIRES, THEN LOOK WITH A FLASHLIGHT. IF THE SMALL SWITCH BOX IS OUT OF PLACE, THEN POP IT BACK IN. THIS PROBLEM STARTED WHEN I WAS CLOSING THE DOOR TOO HARD AND QUICKLY. SO BE GENTLE WHEN CLOSING YOUR DOOR. THE ARM THAT LIFTS TO HIT THE SWITCH THAT TURNS THE DOOR LOCK LIGHT ON AND LOCKS THE DOOR, IS PLASTIC.

on Sep 17, 2013 | Frigidaire Washing Machines

1 Answer

99 disco 2 door lock problem. front passenger door will not lock or unlock with key in drivers door or central locking switch on dashboard. replaced door lock/ actuator mechanism but no change. key fob...


is the locking system mechanical,electrical,vacuum????. If mechanical:linkage came loose?,if electrical:loose or broken wire?,if vacuum:vacuum line punctured ,pinched or broken??, Don't buy parts unless you pinpoint the problem. Alberto

Feb 12, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

GLTF1240ASO Front Door Won't Lock/Close


Most probably your door lock is damaged. You are not supposed to force it open, you have to wait for at least 2 minutes (or till the lock sign is off) after the wash is over to open the door, never force it.
You can just google your model number and search for parts to obtain it. It is quite possible you can change it yourself. See that the line is disconnected from the mains.

Jun 04, 2013 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

I am getting the code dl and F on my whirlpool duet washer model # GHW9150WO


Hi,

"dl" indicates a door lock error. A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.
Check for the following when dl occurs:
Door Lock Mechanism broken.

Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly for foreign objects

Check Wire Harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)

Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure
Thank you

Jul 17, 2010 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

2 Answers

My driver side door wont close. the handles seem to do nothing. any advice?


the door lock mechanism has a broken spring internally .door lock has to be replaced.

Jan 15, 2010 | 1998 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

Dishwasher door won't open, latch seems broken


Hello, I read your comment. If the latch is broken, then I suggest first of all disconect the electricity from the dishwasher. You may want to try using a small screwdriver and insert it where the latch is to activate the opening mechanism. If it doesnt open, then there are two options, I suggest to call the technical service to replace the door with a new latch.

Hope I have been of help.

Regards Nevd ´ll fixya.

Feb 15, 2009 | KitchenAid KUDR25 Dishwasher

3 Answers

Door open!


i had the same prob..and the cure was to change the bushes on the motor.its been fine since

Oct 28, 2008 | Whirlpool AWM6100 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

WHIRLPOOL DUET WASHER 9150 DOOR LOCK DOES NOT UNLOCK


Door Lock Error
A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.
  • Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
  • Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure
replace door lock and ccu sorry

Jul 26, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

37 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1460 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...