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The lock is on and I don't know how to turn it off. I can't run the dishwasher.

The lock is on and I don't know how to get it off. It is a picture of a lock and it flashes if I push Delay button. None of the other buttons such as start, etc. do anything because we are locked for some reason. do you know how to turn it off?

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Rachel, press and hold the heated dry button for 3 seconds...Lock should go off..Catriver.

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