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I have a Maytag 2000 Series front loading dryer that the

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I have a Maytag 2000 Series front loading dryer that the door wont release on. Tried everything in the trouble shooting guide
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.

To unlock the door, remove the 3 screws along the bottom of the lower front panel. The panel will then pull straight down and off. Once you remove this panel you can reach up behind the upper front panel and pull down on the small plastic pull tab attached to the bottom of the door lock assembly. This will manually unlock the door so you can open the door. Now if the latch acts up again---replace it.

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