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I have a whirlpool front loader washer machine and the control lock light is on and it will not run. the door isnt locked. the deplay light where i tells how many minutes are left in the cycle has dashes

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Press the button above that light for 3 seconds and the light should go off. control lock is different than door lock. it keeps the kids out from playing with flashing lights!

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This may or may not be an indication of a serious problem. In the majority of the cases, this is a simple operator error. Nearly all these model appliances have some sort of Control Lock feature on the front panel now. This is a designed safety feature that is used to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The controls can be easily locked or unlocked by pressing and holding the following button on the front panel:

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Kenmore Elite Dryer - Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.

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