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Washer won't start, lid stays locked

I loaded the washer and pressed start. The lights are lit like it should be okay, but it won't start. When I try to cancel it in order to restart, the lid is still locked. I am unable to open the washer and the washer won't start. What to do?

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Here's a video on how to diagnose a locked lid and why it locks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nttHsAX2...

Here's a video on how to replace a locked lid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lxs5ga4u...

Please give the model number so we can get you to the correct part after you have diagnosed the problem.

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Model #MVWB450WQ1 type580


Maytag Washing Machine Door Latch WPW10619844

RepairClinic Item #3436901 | Whirlpool OEM Part #WPW10619844



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