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Control locked on ghw920 can u help me unlock

Control locked on ghw920 can u help me unlock

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Theres abutton off the end of the control panle( youll need to lok closely) but marked "control lock hold for 3 secs"

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I have a front load whirlpool washer. Could you please tell me how to get the washer out of control locked mode?


Without the model number of your washer, it is difficult to advise you on how to unlock the controls. Most controls will have the instructions for locking/unlocking on the front panel. Check for a lock icon on the controls. Some washers have a specific lock button with a padlock icon on it. The normal method for locking/unlocking is to hold the button for 3 deliberate seconds or until the control unlocks. This may take as long as 10 seconds on some models.

Aug 16, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Control locked how do I unlock?


Press and hold "end of cycle" button for 3 seconds, on the right side of panel. This is the child lock feature, do it again & it locks.

If helped, pl rate me good!!

May 15, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Control panel locked,how to unlock


The Control Lock is actually a safety feature that enables the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent small children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance. This can usually be reset and does not require a technician.

With the lock on, the control panel is disabled and you cannot use any of the controls, except the button to unlock it. It can inadvertently be set following a power outage, leaning against the control panel, or pressing and holding the wrong button. This is usually not an indication of a malfunction.

If this is a Whirlpool manufactured front loader, the following link explains how to lock/unlock this feature:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3608801-control_panel_lock


These instructions are also printed on the front panel of the appliance and in the owner's manual.

If this does not correct your problem, then you may have a more serious problem than a simple operator control button issue (such as an operator console problem or main control board issue).

Please post back if you still need assistance. I hope this helps you.

Apr 23, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Control locked. How do I unlock it?


Press and hold the End of Cycle button for 3 seconds or until the Control Locked indicator turns off to unlock the control. The End of Cycle button is located at the extreme right of the console. Unplug the machine for at least 15 minutes to reset the central control unit if the control cannot be unlocked using the End of Cycle button. Let us know if the control cannot be unlocked even after the machine is unplugged.

Mar 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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I was doing a load of laundry and the washer "froze" i tried to cancel the load but it wont stop.... i ended up unpluging it and even when i plugged it back in its still stuck!!!


Locking controls
The Control Lock prevents unintended use of the washer. You
can also use the control lock feature to prevent unintended cycle
or option changes during a cycle. When CONTROL LOCKED is
lit, all buttons are disabled. You can lock the washer while it is
operating.

To lock the controls
Select and hold END OF CYCLE SIGNAL for 3 seconds.
The CONTROL LOCKED status light glows.

To unlock the controls
Select and hold END OF CYCLE SIGNAL for 3 seconds until the
CONTROL LOCKED Status light turns off.

Nov 10, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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WHAT IS 'CONTROL LOCK' ON THE WHIRLPOOL DUET


Control Lock is a designed safety feature that allows you to lock/unlock the control panel to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. To lock or unlock the control panel, click on the following link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2469429-kenmore_elite_amp_whirlpool_duet

If this does not fix your problem, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Jul 11, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Kenmore HE3 CONTROLS LOCKED


Apparently there is a child lock on the machine and by holding down the spin and drain button for 3 to 5 sec. this will unlock the controls

Mar 30, 2009 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer

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Unlock control lock in washing machine, whirlpool, duet


Hold control lock for 3 sec. It will make a sound and the door will unlock.

Mar 21, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Control locked on ghw920 can u help me unlock


Press and hold the End of Cycle Signal button for three seconds. This will turn off the Control Lock feature.

Jul 12, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Control lock is on but door opens it finished the cycle but the control lock wont shut off can you help thanks


Try some WD40 spray on the door
lock; on machine, not on door. And open & close for a few times with the power off.

Apr 13, 2008 | Whirlpool GHW9150 Front Load Washer

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