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I have a candy washing machine. The lights are on but the

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Hi I have a candy washing machine. The lights are on but the wash cycle will not start
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Customer: You can hear the "door click" but the cycle will not start once the door lock is on

Hi , I am Tech Michael an expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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May I have the full model # of your washer?

Also how old is your washer?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi,It's a Candy GC1682D2 it's around 2 years old.I ran a load this morning which seems to have washed fine. I tried to put another load on there is power but regardless of he cycle I select it will not run. You can hear the click of the door and it does the auto lock thing but then nothing happens and after a few minutes the door lock releases.Thanks in advance

Thank you for that information.

Please unplug your washer for 1 full hour. Then you can re plug it in and try again.

This may solve the issue, but if it doesn't please let me know.

Sometimes the electronics in these glitches and gets confused internally due to power fluctuations.

If that works Great!

But if not, please let me know because in that case you will need a new door lock mechanism to fix this one.

If this ends up not working after 1 hour unplugged, then you will need to order a new door interlock mech.

The best place to get that part would be :

I would call to place that order so they send you the correct part the first time ;-)

I will help you replace this part at no additional cost.

There is no soldering required, it just plugs in;-)

Also they usually ship the same day you call;-)

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Great ill unplug it now and try that - fingers crossed haha

I'll be here fingers crossed here for you as well;-)

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi that didn't work unfortunately i'll order the part and contact you if I need any further help?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi I've got the part now but I'm not sure how best to get into the body of the machine to replace it could you give me a few pointers please

Hi I will check on that for you in the morning, I may be able to come up with a diagram for you;-)