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Washer went haywire

Last night all the lights on my washing machine just started flashing, and I can't get it to do anything. The washer is only about 2 weeks old. I held the soak and rinse button for 5 seconds to reset it, and it did nothig. While holding buttons the flashing stops, but as soon as you release the buttons the flashing begins again.

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  • tammymvincen Mar 08, 2009

    I unhooked the washer for 10 min just like you said, and it is good as new..Thank you very much..

    I just purchased this machine about 2 weeks ago. Should I be alarmed of a problem, or does this sort of thing happen often?

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Obviously, the control panel is indicating some type of error condition.

First thing to do is unplug the unit from the 120VAC power for about 10 minutes and plug it back in. See if this fixes the problem.

2nd thing I'd check is the ribbon or molex connectors on the back of the control panel. Re-seat them.

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