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I have a bosch WFG 2420 washing machine. It tripped the electric switch and now it will not work. The machine switches on but it keeps on flashing on the ready light. Says in manual that the door is not shut properly, but it is?

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. Since the code is for the door, it makes sense that the washer will not work. Try adjusting the lock switch. It may be bad but sometimes you can adjust it and mess with it. Hopefully, the washer will then work. If not, you are going to need a new one. I still don't know why they have these. They cause more problems then they are worth. If you have a questions, feel free to ask and thanks for using FixYa.

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