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my washing machine will not work I get the code (fl) in the

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my washing machine will not work I get the code (fl) in the display window
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The meaning of the error code and the corrective actions are listed below.

FL Failed to lock Door lock monitor switch in door lock mechanism unable to communicate to control board the door is locked. 1.Check wire connections in harness leading from machine control board to door lock mechanism.

2.Check solenoid and door lock enable switch in door lock mechanism.

3.Replace responsible component.

Basically either the door lock assembly is going to be bad (more common) or the control board is failing to lock the door because it has failed. You should start by checking the wire harness that runs from the control to the lock, If this is good I would replace the door lock assembly since this is your likely problem.

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