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The "Controls Locked" button is lit and I can't turn the machine on. I do not have a manual.

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Try to hold down control lock button for 10 seconds (if the machine has one).

Also, here's what someone did to solve the same problem:

- had the same problem with washing machine, unable to unlock, I unpluged machine, removed kick plate, diconnected quick disconnects, drained washer tub have a bucket handy then I reconnected everything. machine works fine now - Hope this helps

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SOURCE: "Controls Locked" light lit, unlock button has no effect

Have you tried unplugging the machine for awhile to let the board reset?

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SOURCE: on the washing machine, on the control panel, a

Try this:

Select and hold end of cycle signal for 3 seconds until the control locked status light turns off.

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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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The "Control Locked" light is


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.

Mar 31, 2011 | Washing Machines

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On the washing machine, on the control panel, a light is lit and states:controls locked


Try this:

Select and hold end of cycle signal for 3 seconds until the control locked status light turns off.

Sep 27, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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"Controls Locked" light lit, unlock button has no effect


Have you tried unplugging the machine for awhile to let the board reset?

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I was doing a load of laundry and the washer "froze" i tried to cancel the load but it wont stop.... i ended up unpluging it and even when i plugged it back in its still stuck!!!


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.

Nov 10, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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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.

Oct 23, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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What does control lock mean?


This means that the machine will not respond to any controls and will have to finish its current programme completely before it will respond to any operator controls again. It is very useful to stop anyone changing the programme mid cycle. It also means that if the power is cut or you have a brown out that the machine will just carryon where it left off and finish the programme.

To unlock the Control Locked feature:

Press and hold the End Of Cycle Signal button for 3 seconds to turn this feature off.

When the machine is running and Control Locked light is on, the machine can be stopped by pressing the Pause/Cancel button, but cannot be restarted until the control is unlocked.

Oct 21, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Control locked light on


First remove the plug for 5 minutes and this will reset the system.


Check to see if the light beside the LOCK ICON is lit on the status lights. If it is, then the controls are locked. Press and hold the OPTIONS and SELECT buttons simultaneously until the lock light goes out. This should free up your controls so that the washer will operate normally.If the console will not respond, then you could have a failed control or a stuck button.

Apr 03, 2009 | Whirlpool LHW0050PQ Front Load Washer

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Controls locked


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To disable the control lock, hold the OPTIONS and SELECT buttons at the same time until the control lock light turns off.
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WHirlpool duet washer is stuck on "controls locked"


we ended up holding the drain/spin button for a period of 15 or so seconds and the issue resolved.

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