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Have a kitchenaid dishwasher KUDS25SHWH1 - the child-lock light came on and will not go off. It is a light and no button to push and hold except all of the select buttons for the type of wash you want, no air dry button. How do I get this light off?? The Child Lock light has come on by it's self and I cannot get it to turn off. I have never used this feature before. I have tried to hold the Energy Saver button for several seconds but the Child Lock light will not shut off. The dishwasher is locked off and cannot be used. Is there as way to reset this feature?

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Unplug the unit for 15 minutes then plug it back in. This should reset all your computer system and make everything work again

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I suspect that the cycle "button" on the control panel is intermittent.  Try using a different cycle - If you always use "short wash", try the "normal" cycle.
This worked for me.  It will be too expensive to repair, so I am dishwasher shopping.

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SOURCE: KitchenAid dishwasher KUDS25SH - Can't operate because child lock

If holding the "Energy Saver/Dry" button does not solve the control board problem then most probably the control board would have failed and needs to be replaced .

To identify it we need technical expertise in handling the circuit boards and knowledge on usage of multimeter is must.

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Hold the button down until it beeps and the light goes off. Eric

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SOURCE: the kitchenaid dishwasher (model KUDC25CHSS1)

Press and HOLD the HEATED DRY button for 5 seconds.

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My top drawer of kitchenaid dishwasher lock light is on. I can't get it off?


It's a child lock. To turn off the child lock on a Kitchen Aid dishwasher, locate the Energy Saver/Dry button. Press and hold this button for at least four seconds.

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<span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate, press and hold the "&lt;" button until the Child Lock LED goes out.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press "Settings" followed by the number "5" to deactivate Child Lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Washing Machine:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate Child Lock, press the Start/Pause button and hold down for 5 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press the Menu button until CHILD LOCK :ON appears in the display.</li> <li>Press the Select button until CHILD LOCK :OFF appears in the display.</li> <li>Press the Start/Pause button and the key symbol should disappear.<br /></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Danfoss Thermostat:</span><br /><br /> <ol> <li>Press the control knob or button and hold it in place.</li> <li>Turn the knob counterclockwise until you see the word "Code" appear in the display.</li> <li>Turn the knob clockwise and select the code "0033."</li> <li>Press on the control knob until you see an icon of a clock or a hand appear or disappear indicating that the child lock has been set or unset.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Delonghi Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate Child Lock, press the STOP/CLEAR key until the beep is heard.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Delonghi Portable Air Conditioner:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Pressing the "+" and "-" buttons on the control panel together for more than two seconds unlocks the keypad.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Fisher & Paykel Dish Drawer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Disable the child lock by pressing and holding the key with a key and lock symbol printed on it until the padlock symbol disappears from the screen.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Frigidaire Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the No Head Dry button (or the Rinse Only, Delay Start or Air Dry button depending on model) for 3 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Frigidaire Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the "Control Lock" button for five seconds to release the lock.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the "Options" and "Select" buttons simultaneously and hold for 10 seconds to release the door lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">GE Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the Heated Dry button for 3 secs.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">GE Electric Stove:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold "Lock" for three seconds to release the child lock function.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Dishwashers:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press the "Heated Dry" button, and hold for four seconds until the "Lock On" icon light turns off.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Hold the "Sensor Dry" or "Lock" symbol down for three seconds until the lock indicator light goes off.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press 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hold the "Cancel" or "Start" button for five seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kitchenaid Oven:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Touch and hold START for 5 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">LG Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the Spray and Rinse button simultaneously for 3 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">LG Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>In models that include a rack dry, usually holding the [rack dry] button for three seconds will disable the function.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">LG Refrigerator:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the Lock button for 3 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">LG TV:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Open the menu, select lock (padlock symbol) then select lock system, then select off.</li> <li>Press exit to exit the menu.<br /></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">LG Washing Machine:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold "Dry" & "Spin" buttons together for a few seconds. 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Under the child lock icon, push and hold the button until it beeps, this should unlock your panel. Good Luck

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Hold the button down until it beeps and the light goes off. Eric

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