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Electrical Panel My dryer cannot be programmed, the light is on beside the Control Lockout indicator

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Try pressing the End of Cycle button on the far right fr more than 3 or 4 seconds.  It should reset.

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My dryer ran through the dryer cycle turned off. Hours later I noticed the "control locked" light is on and the dryer will not even light up to set program.


Hello. I really need the make/model number to help you accurately. However, depending on the model dryer you have, look on the control panel for a button or buttons that have a "key" symbol or the word "lock" underneath. Normally, you would hold the button down for 3-5 seconds until the lock light goes out. This is the indication that the control panel is unlocked and normal operation can be initiated. The manufacturers put a panel-lock feature on the units to prevent "busy little hands" or others from changing settings, for unattended safety, etc. Dishwashers, ovens, ranges, and other appliances also have locks for the control panel. If your dryer initiated a control lock by itself, this would indicate a shorted button on the control panel--soft touch buttons and glass touch-control panels are notorious for doing this. If I have the model number, I can usually provide the part number and/or procedure for getting into diagnostic mode to see any stored error codes(if any) which would help pinpoint a problem. I hope I helped you!

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Machine is set to drain out, but Drain Light wont stop flashing


sounds like the drain is plugged and wont drain all the way check the drain line and see if it is clogeed with something

Nov 20, 2014 | EuroTech EDC158 Electric Dryer

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Frigidaire dryer LEQ2152EOS


This is indicating an open door circuit. Since the circuit cannot complete, you cannot program any cycles and the "clean filter" light will remain on until you can do so. You will find a technical data sheet inside your dryer, either just under the top panel, or inside the lower panel, if so equipped. It will explain how to test the control board and the door lock assembly.

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Whirlpool Duet Dryer Lockout function stuck


This advise is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet front loader washers and dryers with a Control Lock problem.

This may or may not be an indication of a serious problem. In the majority of the cases, this is a simple operator error. Nearly all these model appliances have some sort of Control Lock feature on the front panel now. This is a designed safety feature that is used to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The controls can be easily locked or unlocked by pressing and holding the following button on the front panel:

Whirlpool Duet Washer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Washer - Press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Dryer - Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.

These instructions may not be all inclusive for all Kenmore and Whirlpool models, but they are the most common. Chances are, if you have a Control Lock feature, the instructions will be printed on the front panel adjacent to the button that is required to lock or unlock the controls.

NOTE: These instructions may also work for newer model Maytag, Hotpoint, Admiral and Fridgidaire model front loaders as well. Refer to your owner's manual or front panel for instructions pertaining to your sepcific model.

If the Control Lock feature will not lock or unlock the appliance, unplugging the unit for AT LEAST 30 minutes is recommended in order to reset the main control board. In many cases this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches.

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Dashboard lights burning out, down to 1 illuminating tach, speedo, gas gauge. How complicated to replace?


one hour job. find bulb part number in bulb chart in owner manual.

go here for villager help.

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Section 13-01B: Instrument Cluster — Conventional 1996 Villager Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Instrument Panel Finish Panel Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Block the wheels (1007) to prevent the vehicle from moving.
  1. Turn the ignition switch (11572) to the OFF position.
  1. Shift the transmission range (TR) selector to MANUAL LOW (1).
  1. Tilt the steering wheel (3600) to the lowest position, if equipped with a tilt wheel.
  1. Remove the two instrument panel finish panel screws.
  1. Remove the instrument panel finish panel (044D70) enough to access the switch electrical connectors.
  1. Disconnect the rear windshield wiper/washer switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the heated back window and light switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the emergency warning switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the SECURITY indicator light electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the speed control on/off (CRUISE CONT. ON/OFF) switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the headlamp switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the autolamp/light switch rheostat resistor electrical connector.
  1. Remove the instrument panel finish panel with the switches attached.
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Instrument Cluster
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Block the wheels (1007) to prevent the vehicle from moving.
  1. Turn the ignition switch (11572) to the OFF position.
  1. Shift the transmission range (TR) selector to MANUAL LOW (1).
  1. Tilt the steering wheel (3600) to the lowest position, if equipped with a tilt wheel.
  1. Remove the two instrument panel finish panel screws.
  1. Remove the instrument panel finish panel (044D70) enough to access the switch electrical connectors.
  1. Disconnect the rear windshield wiper/washer switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the heated back window and light switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the emergency warning switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the SECURITY indicator light electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the speed control on/off (CRUISE CONT. ON/OFF) switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the headlamp switch electrical connector.
  1. Disconnect the autolamp/light switch rheostat resistor electrical connector.
  1. Remove the instrument panel finish panel with the switches attached.
  1. Remove the four instrument cluster screws.
  2. Remove the transmission range indicator (7A110) from the instrument cluster (10849).

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Dryer will not work, has electrical power, but does not light up


look for a fuse mounted beside the heater element. small black with 2 white wires attached, open and the dryer don work, but wait thers more... look into the blower assembly for blockage of lint or loose blower.

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Thermador 30" Dual-Fuel Range 0FF error


Make sure there is proper electrical power going to range. Then check your kitcen circuit breakers or fuse box in your house, then reset the oven controls.
LOL look what i found, a CHILD LOCKOUT FUNCTION-- check this out
TO SET CHILD LOCKOUT
Press and hold the COOK MIN/HR and STOP TIME buttons until indicator word OFF appears in the
display (approximately 6 seconds).
TO CANCEL THE CHILD LOCKOUT
Press and Hold the COOK MIN/HR and STOP TIME buttons until indicator word OFF disappears
from the display (approximately 6 seconds). Mode selections will now be available on the control panel.
looks like someones could have been playing with the buttons and locked you out..
Let me know what happen.........................please rate this

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Water light on saying full but water container is empty


The problem is with the lower water tank float switch, it is stuck. Take off the right hand side panel (as you are facing the machine) at the bottom you will see a spring mechanism for the belt tension. Beside this there are 2 electrical connectors. Take them off and spray with wd40 or similar. Whilst off give the plastic box they fit 2 a light tap with a hammer to free the float switch. Reconnect and try. If this fails you can over-ride by leaving the left hand of the two plugs off. This will get your machine working but you will not have an indication as to when the water container needs emptying so you will need to remember.

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Whirlpool dryer calypso touch pad stopped working


CHECK YOUR INSRUCTION MANUAL TO SEE IF THERE IS A CHILD LOCKOUT FEATURE ON THE CONTROL PANEL. USUALLY, THERE IS A TOUCH PAD TO HOLD FOR 5 SECONDS TO LOCK/UNLOCK THE CONTROLS. YOU CAN ALSO TRY UNPLUGGIN THE DRYER FOR 5 MINUTES TO SEE IF THE MICRCOMPUTER WILL RESET.

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