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Indesit iwc 6153 override door lock


MiffySnow

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My problem is that I cannot open my washing machine door and I believe it is the lock which is at fault not the door's physical mechanism. I need help to override the lock or to know how to break off the interlock without damaging anything else. 

 
Key points 
 
  • Machine tripped electrics or electrics tripped causing an error message of all lights flashing. 
  • Machine was empty of water. 
  • The door lock light remained on, I tried every combination of cycle and the light always remained on. 
  • Leaving the machine off for hours does not reset it. 
  • I have cleared the drain. 
  • I have removed the control board and no visible capacitors blown. 
  • I have tried using a string to open the door. 
  • I have removed the lid and disconnected the power from the interlock. 
  • If I pull the handle the metal hook moves easily, I can feel this when touching the interlock. 
  • I have tried bashing the interlock in case this releases it. 
  • I have checked the manual for any override codes. 
Any help gratefully received in forcing the door open or how best to remove the interlock from the inside. 
 
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Sometimes you have to break off the door lock. I have an article on this issue Washing Machine Door Will Not Open

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