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Machine is not locking, Candy washer dryer gcsw496t80 just

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Machine is not locking
JA: What's the brand and model of your appliance? How old is it?
Customer: Candy washer dryer gcsw496t80 just over 12 months
JA: How long has this been going on with your washer-dryer? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Started yesterday turned electric at the mains for an hour
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The door lock symbol will not come on so will not allow you to press start


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I’m sorry to hear you're having trouble with your appliance; hopefully, we can get this resolved quickly.


So you are able to close the door however,the door lock light won't come on and cycle won't start ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It allows you to close the door and change it to different wash settings but it won't start cycle
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Just wondering roughly how much it will cost excluding call out for an engineer to fix the problem?

The door lock mechanism is faulty and will need replacement.

Control detects faulty mechanism hence, it wont even start.

The part is available for £25+ repair charges.

You may contact the manufacturer at 03448 470 406 to book repair.

If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to ask!


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Thank You!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thanks. I can a local engineer out who will do it cheaper for me. Big help

You are very welcome.

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