Whirlpool Duet Washer Door Locked. Whirlpool duet washer is a very quality built washing machine that is in use by a great number of customers for fulfilling their daily wash needs and cleaning the laundry piles.
This is an automatic washing machine and the same is the case with its door that is designed to lock and unlock on its own based on the settings and wash cycles preset that you have tuned in it at the time of setup.
Whirlpool Duet Washer Door Locked
It is also not very rare to see the washer door showing irregularities in automatically locking and unlocking and these irregularities are associated with strong underlying reasons that need to be troubleshot and resolved to see whether the door works properly or not.
Though the Whirlpool washing machine is tailored for an automatic door locking and unlocking technology it doesn’t have the manual operation and you can continue with that if your washer has gone through some major mechanical fault in the door locking.
Whirlpool Duet Washer Designed
The door lock of this whirlpool washer is designed in a way to keep itself locked during the wash cycle and if you plan to open it during the running machine you have to first pause the wash cycle by pressing the resume or start button and this will stop the cycle.
The door will be automatically opened. If that has not happened and even after canceling the wash cycle the door has not opened then you can manually open it after stopping the washer.
Fan dry mode
The door might also get locked by pressing the fan dry mode to ensure the complete drying of the washer’s interior and if you have got you whirlpool washer door locked you have to make sure that its Fan Dry options have been turned off.
If you have pressed that button by any reason, you have to press the power button as this will reset the Fan Dry command and door will be automatically unlocked.
Add Garment action
If this step has not resolved your issue of Whirlpool Duet Washer Door Locked then the problem might be in the Add Garment action and you have to give that button a check to see whether it is pressed or not.
If the Add Garment button is pressed it must be a flashing light and in this case, the wash cycle would be turned off and the door could be unlocked by pressing the start or power button.
If all of these steps have not worked and have to manually open the washer’s door after each wash cycle ten the problem is not with the wash cycle or with the reset options but rather it would be an issue with the drainpipe or the pressure switch of the whirlpool washing machine.
The pressure switch or the drain pump might have failed and if that is the case you require removing the faulty part and get it replaced with a functioning one.
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DUET WASHING MACHINE DOOR LOCK ERROR (FIXED)