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CLOTHES STUCK IN WASHER!!!!!!

I have tried everything that was suggested unplugging the self diag test getting a code 01 after pressing the rinse and spin button it is a maytag neptune washer mah8700aww i called maytag support line they don't know how to open it. Please someone tell me what to do. My clothes are going to smell so bad Thanks

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If you open up the dispenser tray on the top of the machine, there should be a red cord. This is the manual release for the door. All you have to do is pull this cord and the door opens. If the cord is missing, you will need to remove the top of the washer to get to the latch. I hope this helps you.

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DIAGNOSTIC TEST
The control must be in the OFF state before pressing the touch-pad sequence to start the test.
Starting the test mode
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Press the Rinse & Spin key then rotate the cycle selector knob in either direction to display the most recent error codes if there's any. Press and hold the cycle selector to display the number of cycles since the error occurred. List down at least five most recent codes and post it here for us to determine what the problem could be. Press and hold the Delay and Chime keys for three seconds to clear the list. Press the Rinse & Spin key again to exit diagnostic codes list.

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If you can get into Service Mode try the Quick Spin Test on page 14 of the SM. Do you pass that test?

Lets start there and see what we get. Post back if you have any questions. If we need to pull off the front cover do you want to continue troubleshooting?

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I’m an owner like you not a repair tech and that would help me. Thank you again for good solid info. Rich

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