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Kenmore He4t- pushed cancel to add at start of load, now nothing but flashing lights

I pushed 'cancel' at the beginning of a cycle to add more, now I can't get the washer to do anything. Pressing/holding 'start' or 'cancel' do nothing. I just get flashing lights on the front panel. Machine is full of water, but won't restart. Is there some sort of trick to "re-set" the machine???

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The manufacturer recommends unplugging the washer for at least 30 minutes to reset the computer. Sometimes this is all that is required to "cure" momentary "glitches". If this does not fix your problem, please post back and let me know. Hope this helps you.

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