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Control locked! We have a front load whirlpool set, don't have the product number with me. The "control locked" light is on and we can't get the machine to work. How do we "unlock" it?

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Just hold down the "end of cycle" button for over 5 seconds.

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Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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The control locked light remains in the on poison. How do I go about re-setting light?


Hello & Welcome to FixYa


This is a common issue with Whirlpool Duet washer however, your whirlpool duet washer needs a reset to resolve the control lock problem. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE/CYCLE SIGNAL button for 15 seconds to reset the control. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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I have a control lock light on and cannot start or unlock machine


The Control Lock is a designed safety feature that enables the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent small children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance. It can inadvertently be set following a power outage, or by leaning against the control panel and usually is not an indication of a washer malfunction.

If this is a Maytag Epic, Whirlpool Duet, or Kenmore Elite, 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 issue. If you need further assistance, please let me know. I hope this corrects the problem for you.

NOTE: If you cannot locate your owner's manual, you can download or print a FREE copy at managemylife.com. Just type in your model number under the "Manuals" link and you will find your manual listed in a .pdf (Adobe) format.

Feb 18, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Control locked light is on on my whirlpool duet how do i fix it


The Control Lock is a safety feature that allows the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent small children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance. It can inadvertently be set following a power outage, or by leaning against the control panel and usually is not an indication of a washer malfunction.

If this is a Maytag Epic, Whirlpool Duet, or Kenmore Elite, 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 issue. If you need further assistance, please let me know. I hope this corrects the problem for you.

NOTE: If you cannot locate your owner's manual, you can download or print a FREE copy at managemylife.com. Just type in your model number under the "Manuals" link and you will find your manual listed in a .pdf (Adobe) format.

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Control is locked


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

Feb 12, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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No one has answered my problem why did I pay? I


You should be able to unlock the control lock by holding the "end of cycle" signal for 3 seconds or until the "control locked" status light turns off.

If that doesn't work, please post your model number.

Mar 07, 2009 | Whirlpool GHW9400 Front Load Washer

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Control Lock is on my front loader.


You should be able to unlock the control lock by holding the "end of cycle" signal for 3 seconds or until the "control locked" status light turns off.

If that doesn't work, please post your model number.

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The washer mode light keeps blinking


the machine is locked out on the control, go to the signal button on the far right side and hold the button in for four seconds and it will unlock the control and yu can select the cycle that you want

Apr 16, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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look to the furthest right set of buttons, the lowest button on the furthest right column is marked as control lock, press it for 3-5 secs and it will unlock your controls

Apr 01, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Help with Model #GHW9400SU0 Whirlpool Duet Front Load 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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