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The washing machine doesn't want to run . it says Clean Tube and control lock is on

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Hi Arthur!

"Clear tube" means that there is a blockage in the discharge pipe. The machine asks you to clean it.

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SOURCE: my washing machine control locked light is on,

You did not provide a model number so I am winging here trying to help you;. If you have your users manual fgo to the child safety lock steps and unlock it following the instructions in your manual.

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SOURCE: My Maytag front load washing machine's control

The Control Lock is actually a safety feature that enables the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent small children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance. This can usually be reset and does not require a technician.

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 front loader, the following link explains how to lock/unlock this feature:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3608801-control_panel_lock


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 than a simple operator control button issue (such as an operator console problem). Please post back and let me know if you require additional assistance. I hope this helps you.

NOTE: Maytag Epic is manufactured by Whirlpool, so these instructions should apply.

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my whirlpool heaavy duty 9Kg is locked so I can't unlock it, I need help please

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SOURCE: door lock light keeps blinking; machine doesn't wash

try firmly pushing the door shut

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