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Control Lock light is on and I am unable to turn it off. Holding the cancel button for 3-10 seconds does not solve the problem.

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The following link explains how to correct a Control Lock problem on a Whirpool frontloader:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2469429-kenmore_elite_amp_whirlpool_duet

If these procedures do not correct the error, you may have a more serious problem. If you need further assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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