Question about Washing Machines
No response from bu ttons..think lock is on but do't know how to turn it off
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hi - mine's just done this too; press and hold the two buttons above the padlock symbol until the light goes out. voila! that cost me 35 quid to an engineer but it's free to you... cheers!
Posted on Apr 29, 2010
SOURCE: i have got a beko
This advise is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet front loader washers and dryers with a Control Lock problem.
This may or may not be an indication of a serious problem. In the majority of the cases, this is a simple operator error. Nearly all these model appliances have some sort of Control Lock feature on the front panel now. This is a designed safety feature that is used to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The controls can be easily locked or unlocked by pressing and holding the following button on the front panel:
Whirlpool Duet Washer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.
Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.
Kenmore Elite Washer - Press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 3 seconds.
Kenmore Elite Dryer - Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.
These instructions may not be all inclusive for all Kenmore and Whirlpool models, but they are the most common. Chances are, if you have a Control Lock feature, the instructions will be printed on the front panel adjacent to the button that is required to lock or unlock the controls.
NOTE: These instructions may also work for newer model Maytag, Hotpoint, Admiral and Fridgidaire model front loaders as well. Refer to your owner's manual or front panel for instructions pertaining to your sepcific model.
If the Control Lock feature will not lock or unlock the appliance, unplugging the unit for AT LEAST 30 minutes is recommended in order to reset the main control board. In many cases this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches.
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Posted on Sep 14, 2010
SOURCE: i have a beko wm5100w
Hi, I have just come back from holiday. I turned on my beko washing machine,power comes on and when it starts it switches off the main electric box.before i went away i turned off the main electric box. Is the machine broken and if so expensive job?
Posted on Dec 11, 2010
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