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My Hotpoint WDL540 door is stuck closed. The drying cycle finished

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My Hotpoint WDL540 door is stuck closed. The drying cycle finished normally but the door will not open. I have tried pulling the plastic tag inside the front panel but it still will not open. What else can I do?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Homebuilder Jay replied 3 years ago.
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Did you try the green pull cord behind the front panel? You mentioned a plastic tag, but just want to make sure you are referring to the same item.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes I pulled the gereen plastic tag.


The latch on the door seems to be stuck in the 'squeezed' position as if It were already open, if that helps.

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