Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
The control locked light is lit and it will not allow me to do anything else. I have pushed every button and it is not responding. How do I reset this and how did this happen? Help I need to do laundry! Thanks for any assistance. washer lights come on but washer will not lock so cycle can start The controls locked light is on and I can't start the washer. I held down all the buttons, unplugged the washer for several minutes but the light is still on. What should I do and how can I prevent this from happening again. Kenmore Elite He4t
Press and hold 'dry' & 'spin', shd unlock OR
Try holding the "end of cycle" button down for 5 or 6 seconds. You must hv done it accidently, it is the child lock device. Pl. rate if helped.
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
I have the same problem on a brand new washer, used one time and error F29 showed up. The door is locked. Sears sucks and I am so sick of calling them! They have ordered a part and are coming out to fix it. I have had 2 technicans out here to fix a brand new washer. If you are having the same problem, you can unpug the washer for about 5 mins then pug back in. If that doesn't work, click cancel then power. Select a cycle and hit start. Wait for the door to unlock and quickly open it before the cycle starts. It might not work the 1st or 10th time but it will eventually.
Posted on Jun 27, 2008
When i use our kenmore elite the last 12-15 minutes of it's cycle it stops working and wont finish the cycle and it just flashes the number of minutes that are left and wont release the lock on the door to get my laundry out. and it does that on just about every cycle
Posted on Jun 02, 2013
This actually did not work for me. To remedy this, I turned the breaker switch off then back on again. Then depressed the "Auto Dry Level" button for 3 seconds and voila, I can dry my clothes again :)
Posted on May 22, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I followed dpgord suggestion and held down the "Drain & Spin button" for a few seconds and it fixed it.
Thanks, you probably saved me the cost of dinner in a nice restaurant. Who knows, with today's prices you may have saved me air fare to Hawaii.
Posted on May 22, 2008
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