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I pressed clear too many times and it go locked what should I do?

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Unplug the cord, wait a few minutes, plug back in.

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Microwave is locked up. Says Lock on screen and cannot get it to go away after hitting Clear several times. How do I get it off "lock" status?


HELLO.

GE manufactures various models of microwaves with a range of features.
Among them is a child safety feature that allows parents to lock the keypad. Though children can still open the door, the keypad lock prevents them from starting the microwave. The lock is in the form of a keypad code that renders the buttons inactive.


* 1 Press and hold the "Clear/Off" button on the microwave's keypad.
* 2 Hold the button down for three seconds.
* 3 Wait for the "L" on the keypad's display to disappear and display the time instead, signifying that the device is no longer locked.

Willing to help solve more problem.

Thanks.

Aug 26, 2011 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Screen says "locked" and nothing happens when you


The child lock has been enabled on the microwave. To disable the lock, press and hold 0 until the Locked message disappears from the screen. To set the Lock, press Stop/Clear (to clear the display) and then press and hold the 0 pad until the phrase Lock appears and you hear two beeps.

The manual for the microwave is available here: http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=JMC8130DDS&siteCd=JA_EN_US&userType=Consumer . The direct link to the manual is http://www.kitchenaid.ca/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%208112P218-60.pdf .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

May 24, 2011 | Jenn-Air JMC8130DDS Microwave Oven

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My microwave reads loc and nothing works


This is from the 1100ST manual:

CHILD SAFETY LOCK

The safety lock prevents unwanted oven operation such as by small children.

To set, press and hold STOP/CLEAR for 3 seconds, LOCK indicator lights.
To cancel, press and hold STOP/CLEAR for 3 seconds, LOCK indicator goes off.

Kelly

Mar 15, 2011 | Magic Chef Microwave Ovens

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Control locked


Howdy:) Try this:

Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature
Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.
There are two different ways to lock the control panel:
1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".
2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.
To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)
Farmerbear at FixYa.com

Sep 14, 2010 | GE Advantium 120 Convection/Microwave Oven

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I have accidentally locked my microwave oven (profile performance convection oven). I was cleaning the front. Can you tell me what to do?


Got you covered. Here you go:

Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature
Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.
There are two different ways to lock the control panel:
1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".
2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.
To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)
Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)

That info is from GE

Hope that does the trick.
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Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)

Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)

Sep 13, 2010 | General Electric Microwave Oven

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Key pad is locked. I try pressing and holding the clear tap. Now is saying to enter from 1 to 4 cups?


Sounds like it is stuck in a programed cooking sequence.

Try pressing clear a few times or just unplug wait a minute and plug back in. That should clear it but you will have to reenter the time.

Jun 28, 2010 | Whirlpool MH7140XF Microwave Oven

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How do I unlock the child lock on my Panasonic Genius Microwave?


March 2009 press the function key,select option #5, select option#2. This should take it out of child lock. If this doesn't work enclose your model number and I will try to look up the manual


Or, press "Cancel" three times to clear the (child) lock.
You set the lock by pressing "Start" three times.

Apr 01, 2010 | Panasonic NN-T888S Convection/Microwave...

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Control keys are locked


You may lock the control panel to prevent the microwave from being accidentally started or used by children.

To lock the control: press and hold the clear/off pad for about 3 seconds. The display will show "lock" and will then return to the time of day. A small "L" will be displayed to remind you that the control panel is locked. The display will show "lock" if anyone tries to use the microwave. On some models, you press and hold the "5" and "7" pads simultaneously for three seconds.

To unlock the control: press and hold the clear/off pad for about three seconds. Or on some models you press and hold the "5" and "7" simultaneously for three seconds


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Apr 11, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Locked with the word CHIL on the display


Press the Stop/Clear button several times in a row. This should clear the error.

Nov 29, 2008 | Westinghouse WST3501 Microwave Oven

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PANASONIC MICROWAVE NN-K657


To UNLOCK it, press Stop/Clear 3 times.
To LOCK it, press Start 3 times.

You can download your owner's manual here:
http://techdocs.panasonic.co.uk/GetDoc.aspx?did=125787&fmt=pdf&lang=en&src=3

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Feb 24, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

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