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Door will not close. Looks like catch has gone into engaged position.

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  • Kym Walker Oct 02, 2008

    I have a Bendix BDW54 and the door wont lock shut, so of course d/washer wont work unless you hold door shut, so may as well wash up whilst standing there!

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If its new your warranty is for 12 months!
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