I will be happy to help you out. Can I get the model number to your machine?
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It almost sounds like there may be an issue with the door latch switches. If the machine doesn't think the door is closed, the machine will not start.
One of the switches in the door latch may be out of place or defective. I would look into this before ordering any parts or anything. There should be two switches on the door latch assembly.
There are a series of screws around the perimeter of the inner door liner. Take out these screws and you will be about to access the internal parts of the door. Give the switches a look and check for anything else that might not be the way it should be. Loose wire connects. The switches should not be loose in there holders.
Give this a look. If you have anymore questions please feel free to ask.
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I would definetely repair the machine. It is rather inexpensive to replace the switches and this is something you can do yourself. That will also save you a bunch of money.
If the machine is still in great shape and you are happy with it, fix it.
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