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You don't state your make or model but in general it locks out the control keypad to prevent kids from turning on the machine.

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WHAT DOES CONTROL LOCK ON A GE GAS DRYER MEAN


push the lock/unlock button for several seconds to unlock the control panel. on some it says lock on some it shows a key

Jan 31, 2015 | GE Dryers

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The control panel is flashing a L. What does this mean?


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The model indicated: MDB5651A does not have display and the error codes are shown like flashing lights. If that is your model and problem please just tell me what lights are flashing.

In Maytag with display instead, the L on display means that the machine is control locked. That is not an error message, but a code telling that the machine has been locked by the user (probably by mistake since you are the user).

I quote from Maytag technical documentation:

? If a cycle or option pad is pressed after the controls have been locked, the indicator light next to lock graphic will flash five times. On selected models with a countdown display, the display will flash the symbol "L" simultaneously with lock indicator.

? This option does not lock the door, only the dishwasher controls.

To set :
1. Press the Heated Dry pad for three seconds.
2. An indicator light next to the lock graphic will illuminate when the controls are locked.

To Cancel Control Lock:
1. Press the Heated Dry pad for three seconds.
2. The indicator light will go off as instructed.

Try pressing the the Heated Dry pad for three seconds. If that doesn't work disconnect power. Connect back and try again unlock (power off does not remove the lock). If that still does not work there may be a faulty part. In that case turn appliance off and give me the full model number.

Start holding down the Heated Dry pad for three seconds. In normal conditions that is enough to get rid of the L and of control lock.

If you need parts or schematics see this tip explaining how to find parts and diagrams for most appliances: Where do I find parts and diagrams for my appliance?

Regards.

Ginko

Sep 20, 2011 | Maytag 24 in. MDBH950AWS Built-in...

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I have a MDD8000aws dishwasher with three colored leds in the front panel above the handle. What does it mean when the middle light is flashing red. I never could find out what the lights were for. please...


The middle light means that the dishwasher is set for a 6 hr delay befor it starts. The light to the left is hi temp wash and the one on the right is control lock press and hold for 3 secondes to lock the controles. You can get the manual on the link below. Page 4

http://www.maytag.com/assets/product/MDD8000AWS_Use%20and%20Care_EN.pdf

Feb 22, 2011 | Maytag MDD8000AWS Builtin Dishwasher

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Control locked light is on, what does that mean?


To unlock the controls: Press and hold the End Of Cycle Signal button until the Control Lock light goes Off.

To lock the controls: Press and hold the End Of Cycle Signal button until the Control Lock light comes On.

Feb 12, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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My tahoe has the traction off light what doe that mean?


It means the traction control system has been disabled. It can be done manually by pressing the switch on the dash or by an onboard computer (meaning there is a problem). If you can't press the button to get the light off, then get it scanned. Traction control system works with the anti-lock braking system and the engine to help the driver control the vehicle in the event it should be slipping or skidding. It will activate the anti-lock brakes, help reduce steering pressure to better steer and can sometimes cut out engine cylinders to reduce the power going to the wheels to better control in the skid.

Jan 27, 2011 | 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

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The Control Locked light is on and nothing will work


Hello

When the control lock light remains on and no buttons on the keypad work then it means that the controls are locked. Press the AUTO DRY button and hold it for 15 seconds to unlock/reset the controls. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Nov 24, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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What does the sign "control lock" mean?


Here is what the manual for your oven says about control lock.

Let me know if you have questions.

Control Lock
The Control Lock shuts down the control panel pads to prevent
unintended use of the oven(s). The Control Lock will remain set
after a power failure, if set before the power failure. The only time
it is not available is during the Sabbath Mode or Self-Clean cycle.
When the control is locked, only the TIMER SET · START, TIMER
CANCEL, OVEN LIGHT and CANCEL OFF, UPPER OVEN
CANCEL / OFF or LOWER OVEN CANCEL / OFF pads will
function. On double oven models, CLOCK SET · START will also
function.
The Control Lock is preset unlocked, but can be locked.
To Lock/Unlock Control: Press and hold CONTROL LOCK for
about 3 seconds, until “CONTROL LOCK” and a picture of a lock
appear on the display. Repeat to unlock and remove “CONTROL
LOCK” from the display.

May 13, 2010 | KitchenAid SGL OVEN T/C

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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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The light for Control Locked is on and it will not start


someone has inadvertently locked the control panel. to unlock it, press the "end of cycle signal" button for 3 seconds or until the lock light goes off

Aug 29, 2009 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer

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Control Locked


push and hold in far right button on conrtol panel( look closly you see control lock) hold for 3 secs and it will turn off

Mar 02, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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