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How do I unlock my panaosonic microwave

I cleaned the outside of the microwave and it seems to have locked. what do I need to press to unlock it

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Press the "start" button three consecutive times to lock and the "cancel" button three times as well to unlock.

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  • Karen Brown Nov 12, 2011

    Perfect - thank you we are back in business!!

  • John May 31, 2013

    Awesome. Great solution to the most pointless feature i've ever seen.

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    Melinda Fetzer Oct 27, 2017

    Thank you I had no idea it locked until I accidentally locked it. I guess it's a child safety feature

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Thank you for this...my coworkers & I were like "how are we going to use this?!!" I said Google it! glad to know others had the same issue. The button is actually the "stop/reset", not cancel. FYI. Thanks!

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Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


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Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
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2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


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