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My Maytag Neptune washer nodel number MAH5500B is flashing do and FL on the display screen and the door is locked and I can not open it at all.

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This happened once to my Neptune. I turned it off and waited a minute before re-powering, and the the problem cleared, allowing me to open the door.

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