NEW W10619844 Latch, Lid Lock Compatible for Whirlpool Washer made by OEM Manufacturer, W10059230, 8563937, PS11756782, WPW10619844VP, AP6023438 by Primeco - 1 YEAR WARRANTY 4.7 out of 5 stars 243 $41.44 $ 41 . Manually Unlocking the Door Lock System. Sometimes you can unplug from the wall outlet for at least 2 min., but can take up to 10-15 min. Advice: If your washing machines door will not close, please check for any obstructions in the door lock. 44 $51.95 $51.95 Check whether the "Add Garment" button is lit. The unfortunate reality is that the detergent cups that measure washing detergent are meant for older washers. Cecilia Harsch has been writing professionally since 2009. Use a screwdriver to remove the one screw holding the compartment to the machine. Use a T-20 Torx screwdriver to remove the three Torx-head screws along the bottom front of the washer. To verify this completely, enter the diagnostic mode and perform a quick test. - The part number for the lock assembly is AP3837611 Here are the break down diagrams for the Whirlpool Duet washer Model GHW9250MT0 Gene. If you must manually unlock the washer door after each wash cycle your drain pump or pressure switch may have failed and would need replacing. Replace the motor control board if the wire connections and door lock/switch assembly are both okay. Pressing the start button unlocks the washing machine if you engaged the “Add Garment” feature. Check to see if you accidentally pressed the “Fan Dry” option as part of the wash cycle. If your Whirlpool Duet is old enough, it may also just shut off. Reconnect any loose wires or replace the wire harness if damaged. The control will not function until the control lock is deactivated. The lock remains engaged until the water drains from the tub. Door switch/lock unit failure. Pressing the power button cancels the "Fan Dry" option and unlocks the door. It helps prevent expensive calls to appliance repair . She writes mainly home improvement, health and travel articles for various online publications. You can test the resistance of the Door Lock Latch with a multimeter. The “LoC” or “LC” codes will appear if you try to push the interface buttons. However, if you routinely use more than one tablespoon of detergent per wash, it is likely a detergent issue. I have a whirlpool duet 4.0 cu ft i bought 4 mths ago. if door cannot be locked, the washer goes into pause mode and a code is generated. 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To manually unlock and open the door, remove the bottom front service panel, reach up into the cabinet and pull down on the manual release tab on the bottom of the door lock/switch assembly. Simply tug on this cord and it should unlock your door. When your high-efficiency front-loading washing machine Duet washer or dryer stops working, many issues are simple to diagnose and can be repaired with just a few tools and some easy instructions. This breakdown is not typical for the Whirlpool … Washer has power and turns on. I have to unplug it … Remove the lower kick panel. If door cannot be locked, the washer goes into pause mode and a code is generated. She has several years of experience in the home-improvement industry, focusing on gardening, and a background in group exercise instruction. You should see a plastic cord inside the compartment. However, while you may think more detergent means a cleaner, better-smelling clothes, you are putting a lot of pressure on your washer. A Whirlpool Washer displays a LOC error code when a Control Lock On has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics. If your model duet does not have the access panel at the bottom then remove the top lid off the washer and look down at the door lock assembly you will see the white tab to pull on top of the door lock assembly just pull the tab upward and the door will open. Wow this is like a support group for Duet Washer suffers! In conclusion, there are a wide array of reasons a door will become locked on a Whirlpool washer. The F/dL code indicates a door lock error on the machine. First of all, try reloading the appliance: 1. unplug the power cord; 2. wait for 5 minutes; 3. switch on the machine. So I have filed for a refund to get my $250.00 back that they charged me for a new door lock assembly. If the fault still remains then we recommend you call our customer service centre to book an engineer on: 0344 822 4224 Replace the door lock/switch assembly if damaged. Possible Causes/Procedure Door lock mechanism is broken or removed from door. this code is available only in service mode. These days, for the sake of energy efficiency, washers don’t use enough water to cut through more than a tablespoon of detergent. Check to see if you accidentally pressed the “Fan Dry” option as part of the wash cycle. It could also be telling you the load is too heavy or even that the pump is bad. Also depending on model, some of the diagnostic cycles can clear out stored codes. open your door and look at the door lock assembly on the machine where the door latch assembly is, there is a small post comming out at the top, just a little thing is it there or did it break off, you can see it in this picture but the lock assembly is laying on its side and the little post is on the bottom left side in the picture, Pull down on the bottom panel and pull it away from the washer. Then pull the door open. Leave enough space in the washer to allow the clothes to tumble freely. This should rinse away the excess. You can find the complete instructions in the Service manual. Then run the washer on the largest load possible with no detergent and using hot water. Check that the tab on the washer's door that inserts into the door lock is not broken, that it's properly aligned with the door lock hole, and that there is nothing that may be jamming the lock. Select the "Spin and Drain" option. The Control Lock is activated. Before you close the washer door, check for laundry items sticking out beyond the door opening. The wax motor in the Door Lock Latch should test … There are some screws on the back side of the top, remove those and slide it back and the washer top will come off. © Copyright 2020 Hearst Communications, Inc. Find the release ring below the locking mechanism. Remove the washer top. Repeat three times. 4. Leave enough space in the washer to allow the clothes to tumble freely. Using too much detergent can cause more damage to the washing machine, which is why the SUDS code exists. Harsch received her Certified Nurses Assistant license in 2004. 2. Your Whirlpool Duet washing machine automatically locks the door as a precaution against opening the door during a wash cycle. Attempt a Duet Washer Quick Diagnostic Test => Washer will not do a Duet Washer Quick Diagnostic Test You can manually unlock the washer by removing the top (remove screws on the back of the top panel and slide the top panel back to lift off. 3. Most likely the problem is a bad door lock which has to be replaced. Using too much detergent can cause more damage to the washing machine, which is why the SUDS code exists. 2. F22 (error solution F22) DOOR LOCK ERROR After 6 failed attempts to lock the door. Press the “Drain and Spin” button on the washer’s control panel to attempt to unlock the machine. Push cancel and the the add a garment light blinks and washer won’t do anything and the door stays locked. Previously, your washer could be dealing with this the best it could. Reach up along the inside of the front and locate the bottom of the door switch/lock unit. Check door switch/lock unit. Check for and clear any foreign objects or debris in the door lock receiver. F5E3 Door not … Yes, this may be due to a faulty Door Lock Latch, this part number PS11751211 for your model washer. Before you close the washer door, check for laundry items sticking out beyond the door opening.