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Whirlpool Washer Door or Lid Won't Lock


The 2 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Washer door or lid won't lock are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Door or Lid Latch Assembly - Part # 1094190 Mfg Part # 8182634

Door or Lid Latch Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1094190

If the washer lid or door won't lock the lock and switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lock and switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

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Main Control Board - Part # 1059575 Mfg Part # 8182221

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 1059575

If the washer door won't unlock the problem might be the main control board. This is not common. Normally the problem is with the lock mechanism.

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