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Front door is locked and I cannot restart machine. Indicator light says "f d/l". How do I unlock the door?

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Disconnect the machine from the outlet. Prop up the lower front edge of the machine with a block of wood or cushion the top rear edge with cloth and lean it against the wall. Remove the three screws securing the lower toe panel to the cabinet and pull it down then out.

Reach up and locate the bottom of the door latch assembly along the inside of the front panel. Gently pull down the manual door unlocking tab until a click is heard. Open the door when the click is heard.

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Hi.



Before disassembling, please read the Fixya article below explaining how to fix the problems related to control lock on Whirlpool dryers and washers.
I also suggest giving a call to the support number listed on the owners manual first.


The front light lit on my Whirlpool.


Regards.

Posted on Feb 22, 2010

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Hi.

If the front light lit is control locked, that means that your Whirlpool electric dryer had been set in control lock mode.

Control lock is a special mode that will prevent user from changing settings or using control until the dryer gets unlocked again.

The machine is set to control lock mode by holding down the CONTROL LOCK/UNLOCK button for several seconds. In the same way you can stop the control lock mode when the machine is already set to Control Lock.


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

If the front light lit is control locked but the dryer door opens and it does not turn off, then you are probably in this situation. In that case, the door will be opening , but the machine still stays locked.

Disconnecting the machine from power, either unplugging power cord or tripping circuit breaker, won't help. The control lock system is designed to stay on in case of power failure.
If the machine is control locked, try unlocking it with the following procedure.

To unlock: Press and hold the CONTROL LOCK/UNLOCK button for 3 to 5 seconds to turn the control lock feature off.

If that does not work, try disconnecting power for five minutes to reset the machine, and eventually do unlock again. As said, cutting power alone will not cause the machine to unlock.


If the machine is still not responding, the lights stay on all the time, the dryer panel does not respond to control unlock procedure, and the door does not lock anymore, then it may be a defective control board.

If you are in this situation, before replacing the control board more parts, including the door lock must be tested. In that case the best option may be contacting the Whirlpool support number listed on the Dryer use and care manual, usually in the last pages.

In this case try resetting control lock as explained above, as told the dryer is more likely control locked and then stopped.


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