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My washer is Control Lock and try to hold it for 3 second and nothing come up...... I need to know if anything wrong with it....

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It sounds like the child lock is activated.switch off from wall plug.then switch on whilst holding the start button for at least five seconds this should over ride the child lock.

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SOURCE: control lock on won't reset

This did help. Actually, I saw it after a friend with a similar washer told me about this reset button. It is kinda strange that it is tucked away in a hard-to-find location.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: control is locked

Have you tried pushing and holding the End of Cycle Signal" button in for 3 seconds? This button is used to lock and unlock the control panel as a safety feature to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The instructions should be printed on the control panel near the button.

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SOURCE: Control Lock light is on. Cannot get it off. cannot run washer

To unlock the controls Select and hold END OF CYCLE SIGNAL for 3 seconds until the CONTROL LOCKED Status light turns off.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: to fix the control lock you hold down the control

Holding down the control lock button for 30 seconds did NOT work for me.
I went straight to Whirlpool.com and found that if you Hold down the
END OF CYCLE button for 3 seconds, the control lock turns off and the
washing machine is again operable

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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How-To Unlock The Controls For A Whirlpool Duet washer


I have unplugged the machine and plugged it back in and restarted, just like when a computer needs to be reset/cold boot.

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Controls locked


The Control Lock prevents unintended use of the washer. You can also use the control lock feature to prevent unintended cycle or option changes during a cycle. When CONTROL LOCKED is lit, all buttons are disabled except for Pause/Cancel and Start. You can lock the controls while the washer is operating. To lock the controls: Select and hold DRAIN & SPIN for 3 seconds. The CONTROL LOCKED status light glows. To unlock the controls: Select and hold DRAIN & SPIN for 3 seconds or until the CONTROL LOCKED Status light turns off.

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Washer Duet Control Locked, cannot do anythink, tried the advice but nothing when I push on ON & Cancell I see three bars --- in red, thats all,


Various control lock features on differing models:

Press the end of cycle signal button for 3 seconds

OR

To reset press the DRAIN/SPIN button and hold it for 15 seconds.

OR

Press and hold the END OF CYCLE button for 15 seconds to reset the control.

OR

Press options and select for 10 secs till LOC is no longer displayed

OR

Unplug washer
Remove lower kick panel
Reach up and locate bottom of door lock switch
Grab the teardrop shaped tab
Pull gently till yall hear a click
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My whirlpool duet washer is in control lock and will do nothing else.


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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Control Locked


Locking controls
The Control Lock prevents unintended use of the washer. You
can also use the control lock feature to prevent unintended cycle
or option changes during a cycle. When CONTROL LOCKED is
lit, all buttons are disabled. You can lock the washer while it is
operating.

To lock the controls
Select and hold END OF CYCLE SIGNAL for 3 seconds.
The CONTROL LOCKED status light glows.

To unlock the controls
Select and hold END OF CYCLE SIGNAL for 3 seconds until the CONTROL LOCKED Status light turns off.

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Control Lock light is on. Cannot get it off. cannot run washer


To unlock the controls Select and hold END OF CYCLE SIGNAL for 3 seconds until the CONTROL LOCKED Status light turns off.

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Control is locked


Have you tried pushing and holding the End of Cycle Signal" button in for 3 seconds? This button is used to lock and unlock the control panel as a safety feature to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The instructions should be printed on the control panel near the button.

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Control Lock on washer - How do you turn it off


PRESS AND HOLD END OF CYCLE SIGNAL BUTTON 3-5 SECONDS

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PRESS AND HOLD CONTROLS LOCK/UNLOCK (END OF CYCLE SIGNAL)FOR 3 SECONDS.

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Maytag washer panel show a red light that say control lock what if anything i can do to releaseit


Try the "End of Cycle" button to the right of panel front, next to Start button. Mine says hold for three seconds to lock/ unlock control.

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