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Fridgidaire front load washer..control lock won't shut off

My washer is a Frigidaire front loading one...FTF2140ES1, purchased Jan 2005. It will not run. I can see that somehow the "control lock" safety feature has been initiated . I assume someone locked the controls by pressing the "options" and "select" buttons at the same time. (or so my manual says) However it tells me to unlock the control lock by pressing "options" and "select" simultaneously...it's not working..."beep beep beep" is all I get.
We are getting dirtier and stinkier by the second! Any advice?

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I spent two days freaking out about this same problem.

I almost went out and bought a new machine because repair technician would cost so much...

The solution of pressing option and select at the same time didn't work right away...but after 2 minutes ... it did !!!!!!!!!!

Awesome. Thank you thank you to the person who posted that solution!! It actually worked!

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Followed the advice given in Solution #1 and after a few times, it worked! Thanks!

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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I have had the same problem before and all I did was hit the option and select and it worked. I had to do it a few times to get it to work.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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