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Maytag MAH-24 door won't open

Lots of noise, and no action. Machine doesn't work. Sounds like it's trying to spin. The noise is like a coin sorter at work.

I tried powering off and waiting to get door open and get the clothes out, but no luck. I'm having the same problem! I tried turning it off and on, unplugging it, rerunning a cycle, as well as enter the service mode.

Please help!!!

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Sounds like something in pump go there first

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I found how to reset the Maytag. First power off the wash machine, then, push the power button, delay start and chime at the same time for 15-20 seconds. The door will be unlocked.

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