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The "Child Lock" is on and I can not turn the light off and machine will not start. We called KitchenAid and they said to turn off circuit breaker, which we have done a few time and the machine still does not work and the light is still on.

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. To turn off the child lock press and hold the Energy saver Dry for 10-15 seconds. If this does not help the unfortunately you’ll have to replace the control panel.
Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

  • asp1146 Jul 13, 2010

    It worked I am impressed.

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    Rylee Smith Jul 13, 2010

    Good to know that it worked :-)

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There is a good chance that the control and touchpad have shortes out often when a light comes on it is over a key and blinks .usally means that the key is shorted

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

  • stephen hughes Jul 13, 2010

    sounds like the touchpad is shorted out and needs to be replaced.

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My top drawer of kitchenaid dishwasher lock light is on. I can't get it off?


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How to Unlock Any Appliance or Turn Off Child Lock


<span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate, press and hold the "&lt;" button until the Child Lock LED goes out.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press "Settings" followed by the number "5" to deactivate Child Lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Washing Machine:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate Child Lock, press the Start/Pause button and hold down for 5 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press the Menu button until CHILD LOCK :ON appears in the display.</li> <li>Press the Select button until CHILD LOCK :OFF appears in the display.</li> <li>Press the Start/Pause button and the key symbol should disappear.<br /></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Danfoss Thermostat:</span><br /><br /> <ol> <li>Press the control knob or button and hold it in place.</li> <li>Turn the knob counterclockwise until you see the word "Code" appear in the display.</li> <li>Turn the knob clockwise and select the code "0033."</li> <li>Press on the control knob until you see an icon of a clock or a hand appear or disappear indicating that the child lock has been set or unset.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Delonghi Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate Child Lock, press the STOP/CLEAR key until the beep is heard.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Delonghi Portable Air Conditioner:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Pressing the "+" and "-" buttons on the control panel together for more than two seconds unlocks the keypad.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Fisher & Paykel Dish Drawer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Disable the child lock by pressing and holding the key with a key and lock symbol printed on it until the padlock symbol disappears from the screen.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Frigidaire Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the No Head Dry button (or the Rinse Only, Delay Start or Air Dry button depending on model) for 3 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Frigidaire Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the "Control Lock" button for five seconds to release the lock.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the "Options" and "Select" buttons simultaneously and hold for 10 seconds to release the door lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">GE Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the Heated Dry button for 3 secs.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">GE Electric Stove:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold "Lock" for three seconds to release the child lock function.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Dishwashers:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press the "Heated Dry" button, and hold for four seconds until the "Lock On" icon light turns off.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Hold the "Sensor Dry" or "Lock" symbol down for three seconds until the lock indicator light goes off.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press 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Hi there,

Well you can please follow the below steps -
1. Locate the "Energy Saver/Dry" button on the dishwasher. The location of this button will be different depending upon the specific model number of the dishwasher, but should be easy to spot. If you have trouble finding it, you can check the diagram in the manual of your dishwasher for the exact location for your specific model.
2. Press and hold down this "Energy Saver/Dry" button for at least four seconds. Make sure that you do not release the button until at least 4 seconds have passed, otherwise the lock will not become disabled.
3. Check to make sure that the child lock indicator light has turned off. If this light is no longer on, this means you were successful at turning off the child lock. If the light is still on, repeat the process, but try to press and hold the "Energy Saver/Dry" button for a few seconds longer. If it still doesn't work, there may be a more complicated issue with your dishwasher. Consult your manual, or call to the manufacturer or repair man to determine if there is another problem with your dishwasher.

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