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Whirlpool duet washing machine ghw9100lw1

Control panel locked by my 18 month old.how do I unlock it?Todd

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  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    control locked on

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    Mine was locked by my 19month old - I'm seeing a scary trend here - maybe we should get locks for the washroom/basement doors !

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2008

    washer is locked, cannot open, cannot run a new cycle

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2008

    Have the same problem

  • SomeGurl Feb 15, 2008

    cant get control lock off! its driving me crazy

  • julie1234 Mar 06, 2008

    same problem I know the answer is in the user manual but can't find that either.

  • sammyrichash Apr 23, 2008

    control panel is locked cant wash

  • Cindy Smith
    Cindy Smith May 11, 2008

    control locked on can't get off

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    Whirlpool Duet Washer 'Control Locked" light is on. How can I reset it?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    wont start

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To turn off "Control lock" : press and hold the "End of cycle signal" button for three seconds.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

  • avirriva Jan 25, 2011

    thank you that solved it

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Please read the Fixya article below explaining how to fix the problems related to control lock on Whirlpool dryers.


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Posted on Feb 22, 2010

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Your whirlpool duet washer needs a reset to resolve the control lock problem. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE button for 15 seconds to unlock the control. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

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MODEL # GHW9100LW1 CONTROL LOCK IS LIT UP AND WASHER WON'T DO ANYTHING


The Control Lock is a safety feature that enables the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance.
With the lock on, the control panel is disabled and you cannot use any of the controls, except the button to unlock it. It can inadvertently be set following a power outage, leaning against the control panel, or pressing and holding the wrong button. This is usually not an indication of a malfunction.

If this is a Whirlpool manufactured appliance (such as Kenmore Elite, Maytag Epic or Whirlpool Duet), the following link explains how to lock/unlock this feature:

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These instructions are also printed on the front panel of the appliance and in the owner's manual.

If this does not correct your problem, then you may have a more serious problem other than a simple operator control button issue (such as an operator console problem or main control board issue). Please post back and let me know if you need further assistance.

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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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