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GHW9150PWO Whirlpool duet

Getting a DL f. Door will not unlock. I need to get the clothes out before they mildew. Called for service. They can not come out till Tuesday. How can I manually unlock the door?

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Take bottom panel under door off there 3 screws you 'll need a star tool reach on the right hand side there is a yellowgreen strap pull it and door will come open

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https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/eab852a13fbc842085256aa200643dd6/$FILE/Duet%20Job%20Aid.pdf

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https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/...nsf/.../Duet%20Job%20Aid.pdf
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F/dL Door Lock Error
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http://elektrotanya.com/whirlpool_ghw9100l,9200l.pdf/download.html

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Front load washers are so tight ( to seal in water ) that they tend to leave water in door gaskets and other places.. This water gets stagnant and can build up mildew etc..Home depot and other home goods stores sells a product called AFRESH and you use it about once a month ( with no clothes in washer).. It does help a bit..
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