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Control lock will not turn off

How do I shut off the control lock? I cannot get my washer machine to run because it is stuck on control lock. I unplugged it and plugged it back in and it still will not work. Is there a reset button somewhere?

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    Thank you!!!! Its fixed and running.

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This happens to me when i or someone else leans up against that button. easy fix thou.
hold that far right button down as the guy above me suggests.

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The far right set of buttons lowest one, if you looked closely is marked "control lock" hold for 3 secs, the control light will go off

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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