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Maytag Washer Door or Lid Won't Lock


The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer door or lid won't lock are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer door or lid won't lock

Cause 1Door Lock

The door lock assembly might be defective. Inspect the door lock for damage. If the door lock is damaged, replace it.

Door Lock for your MaytagWashing Machine
Door Lock - Part # 1419926 Mfg Part # WP8183270

Door lock/latch assembly for front load washer

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Cause 2Door Strike

Inspect the door strike assembly for damage. If the door strike is broken, replace it. The door strike is not repairable—if it is broken, you must replace it.

Door Strike for your MaytagWashing Machine
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Cause 3Main Control Board

The main control board may be defective. However, this is rarely the case. Before replacing the main control board, first check all of the components of the lock mechanism. If none of these parts are defective, consider replacing the main control board.

Main Control Board for your MaytagWashing Machine
Main Control Board - Part # 4443591 Mfg Part # WPW10271604
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