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The machine's "Control Locked" light is on.

The Control Locked light is on and the washer will not respond to anhy command. We have tried to push any combination of buttons, lloked on the back of the machine for a reset button and even unplugged the machine and tried plugged it back in in order to attempt a reset. nothing has worked.

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Did you try to push and hold the 'CYCLE END SIGNAL' button for 3 seconds?

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