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Mind of its own

Only three of its preset cycles will work and when it does start it will start and stop randomly, the lid locks and unlocks at will, and the spin speed light flashes up through all the options. eventually it will finish a wash cycle but even the off button won't turn it off.  When I plug it back in it's right where irt left off.  Is there a reset somewhere? 

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