To get the door open:
Disconnect the power
Pull the machine out
Undo the screws and remove the lid
From the front of the appliance reach down the right side to the door lock
Remove the cover (if applicable)
Feel for the Pecker poking through the door lock and push it toward the center of the door and back again
The door will then open without the need to smash the lock or other door parts
Once you have got the door open you are then able to replace the interlock too
You need to replace the following partHotpoint Door Interlock
To change the door lock you need to open the door and remove the retaining ring from the door seal.. fold the seal into the drum..
Unscrew the door lock from the front whilst placing one hand on the door lock from behind.
Carefully pull the door lock out towards you and detach the release the wiring plug.
Refit the new door lock in reverse of these instructions
If you are buying from the above link a discount might be available.. When you get to the Checkout page.. To the left of the 'Pay by Card' button there is a link to allow you to enter a discount code.. Click on it and enter the discount code id1975
to get a discount