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CONTROL LOCKED on Whirlpool/Kenmore Washers/Dryers

The Whirlpool duet washer needs a reset to resolve the control lock problem. To reset the washer you have to Press and hold the END OF CYCLE/CYCLE SIGNAL button for 20 seconds. This button is usually located on the right side of the panel facing the front of the washer.

Similarly, if it is a Kenmore Washer you can press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 20 seconds.

To reset the Kenmore Dryer for this Control Lock problem you have to Press and Hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 20 seconds to unlock the Controls.

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This is a common issue with Whirlpool Duet washer however; your whirlpool duet washer needs a reset to resolve the control lock problem. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE/CYCLE SIGNAL button for 15 seconds to reset the control. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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This is a common issue with Whirlpool Duet washer however; your whirlpool duet washer needs a reset to resolve the control lock problem. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE /CYCLE SIGNAL button for 15 seconds to reset the control. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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This is a common issue with Whirlpool Duet washer however, your whirlpool duet washer needs a reset to resolve the control lock problem. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE /CYCLE SIGNAL button for 15 seconds to reset the control. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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