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Just followed the advice above by removing the 2 screws holding the top on and manually released the front load door. Now to figure out what part I need to replace the door lock mechanism and figure out how to do that.


Electrolux... | Answered on May 17, 2019

If you purchased this washer it should come with 4 shipping bolts on the back. Hopefully you saved it, if not you could probably order one based on your model. Fabricating some could potentially damage internal parts. If you can't find shipping bolts, you could probably buy some screws that would fit in the back with sleeves and washers.

Electrolux... | Answered on Apr 21, 2019


Electrolux... | Answered on Apr 13, 2019

How much trouble do you want to go to?

If you just want to preserve the washing, then simply put it on another cycle tonight and that will keep it fresh until the callout turns up to fix it.

The next clever step is to power the machine off at the mains for 10 minutes. Depriving it of power MAY release the interlock door switch even if the cycle didnt.

Final attempt to get to it... Turn off power, unplug at the mains. drag the machine out so you can see the back. Remove the 2 screws that hold the top on, pull back or tap the top forward (depending on the model) to unclip it. Peer inside. You will see the door switch inside the chassis exactly in line with the door handle on the outside. See if you manually make the mechanism release, or if you have a stubby philips screwdriver, you can probably unscrew the switch complely.

If you trust yourself NEVER to open the door in the middle of a cycle, the machine will of course function without a switch. Just so long as you recognise that you will flood the place if you do open it with water in. Also if you put your hand inside dirung a wash (Or worse still a spin) the power of the motor combined with the weight of the wet washing will rip the arm clean off a fully grown man, so if you doubt yourself or you have kids (or kids may visit) don't leave it like this.

Electrolux... | Answered on Mar 24, 2019

check the top edge of the front panel, sometimes there's two clips, one on the left top and one on the right top of panel. undo the clips and it should come off. Or if there are no clips you might have to just lift up to clear a notched edge. Clips could also be on the bottom, Either way most machines have a second way of holding the panels or tops on. hope this helped.

Electrolux... | Answered on Mar 17, 2019

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