How to Manually Unlock a Whirlpool Duet Sport Washing Machine

If the door lock on your Whirlpool Duet Sport washing machine get stuck so that you can not open the door, there is a trick to get it open. Follow these easy instructions to manually unlock the door lock mechanism:

  • Unplug the washing machine
  • Remove the 3 screws at the bottom of the lower front panel and remove the panel
  • Reaching into the front panel from the bottom find the door switch lock mechanism
  • On the bottom of the lock mechanism is a tear-drop shaped tab, carefully pull the tab down until you hear a click (about 1/4″)

The door should then be able to be opened. Reattach the lower door panel with the 3 screws when finished.

Whirlpool Duet Repair Manual

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