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Can't use the microwave

This morning ipushed the microwave expres button, which usually turns it on for 30 seconds, and the display said " control panel locked". before i pushed anything, it displayed the time. I opened & closed the dorr, and the time display came back. then whatever button i pushed, it said "control panel locked". How do i unlock it? this has never happened before. it always worked perfectly. thanks.

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  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2008

    POWER Level "may not be changed at this time"..Seems to be PL 10,but doesn't heat anything all the sudden (It's a week old)

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To lock or unlock the keypad, press and hold the CLEAR pad for 5 seconds. If this recurs, you may have a power line problem or trouble with your controller. If you suspect trouble and it's under warranty, don't hesitate to contatc GE via ge.com. If you don't have your mower's manual, you can download one at: http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/literature/

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