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Kenmore, Elite Wash machine control lock light on. how to reset

Kenmore, Elite control lock light on. how to reset it? recycled the power the led still on. I have the 3t model.

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

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Thanks for using FixYa. To unlock the controls you’ll need to press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 10-15 seconds. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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