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Hep..control lock is on

I would be glad to pay you for an answer. i just used my whropool duet washer and on the left column where it says status, teh ligh is lit that says control locked and my machine won't work. any ideas?
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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:

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