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I have a wmb91442lm. the door locks fine but when i start a

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i have a wmb91442lm.
the door locks fine but when i start a program it stops within a few seconds and the padlock symbol disappears for a moment, comes back on and the machine tries again with the same result.
is it most likely to be the lock, wiring, or main board

This is most likely to the lock mechanism, its probably sensing the door is closed, then activating the lock (which doesnt fully engage) and then throws an error.

It may be another sensor causing the issue, buts its unlikely to be the main PCB, are any error codes shown on the display?

Please let me know if you need anything clarified.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no there are no error codes. the lcd just appears to reset and it tries again.

This would suggest a door lock fault then, if there was a sensor failure it would most certainly generate a error code.

A replacement door lock would be around £15 in parts, its not an overly complicated part to change however if you would like me to recommend an engineer to replace this for you please provide your post code.



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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thankyou. I've watched a espares video on it..... looks simple enough.thanks again.