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Control locked How can I get this unlocked so the washer will wash again.

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Thanks for using FixYa. To unlock the controls you’ll need to press and hold the END OF CYCLE button for 10-15 seconds. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Your owners guide will advise you what buttons to push to get out of the conrol lock (child lock) function. Usually the console will also show you which button or buttons to press by holding them down for 3 seconds.

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There should be a button with an icon that looks like a padlock next to it, it might be a button that does something else as well. Push and hold for 5 sec. to lock or unlock.

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SOURCE: My washer says control locked. How do I unlock it

The following link explains how to correct a Control Panel Lock problem on a Whirlpool Duet:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2469429-kenmore_elite_amp_whirlpool_duet

If this does not correct your problem, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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my whirlpool heaavy duty 9Kg is locked so I can't unlock it, I need help please

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Control lock light is on , toke door lock off once cleaned it put it back on and it worked now its on aagain and washer wont work


1 close washer door and dispenser drawer
2 select Clean washer cycle
3 Press start/ pause
The basket will rotate,then the door will unlock,lock again,then the cycle will continue
Water should come in and run a short sensing cycle about 3 minutes
4 This will determine item in the washer
a if no items are detected it will move to step 5
b if item are detected wash any control lock light will stay on door will unlock open and remove any garments
If b pessnpower to cancel f code then repeat 1,2,3
Once cycle begins allow it to finish
5 after cycle is complete leave the door a jar to allow for venting and drying of interior
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I have a code of loc coming on and my dryer wont work how can I fix this issue??


The control panel is locked. on the control panel, there will be either a "lock" button that you hold down for 3-5 seconds to unlock, or it will have "lock" in small letters with a line pointing to 2 of the option buttons. hold the 2 buttons it points to for 3-5 seconds and it will unlock. the control lock is a child safty feature that will not allow any the washer to work until it is unlocked. P.S. to put the control panel into the lock mode, is the same way as you unlock the control panel.

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It says CONTROL LOCKED.... how do I get it unlocked??


  • Press any of the buttons on the control panel to see if the buttons are operational or check to see if the "Control Locked" indicator light is lit. If the control panel is operational, you may mistakenly lock the door.


  • Press and hold the "End of Cycle Signal" button for approximately three seconds until the "Control Locked" indicator light shuts off. The control panel is now unlocked, and the washer is ready for use.


  • Lock the washer again by pressing and holding the "End of Cycle Signal" button until the "Control Locked" indicator light turns on.

  • They designed that mostly for kids sorry pain I know just be calm feel saving some ones child thanx

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    Instructions
      • 1 Press any of the buttons on the control panel to see if the buttons are operational or check to see if the "Control Locked" indicator light is lit. If the control panel is operational, you may mistakenly lock the door.
      • 2 Press and hold the "End of Cycle Signal" button for approximately three seconds until the "Control Locked" indicator light shuts off. The control panel is now unlocked, and the washer is ready for use.

      • 3 Lock the washer again by pressing and holding the "End of Cycle Signal" button until the "Control Locked" indicator light turns on.

    Read more: How to Unlock the Control on a Whirlpool Duet ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5701217_unlock-control-whirlpool-duet.html#ixzz2HVS4i8hL

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    Controls locked


    The Control Lock prevents unintended use of the washer. You can also use the control lock feature to prevent unintended cycle or option changes during a cycle. When CONTROL LOCKED is lit, all buttons are disabled except for Pause/Cancel and Start. You can lock the controls while the washer is operating. To lock the controls: Select and hold DRAIN & SPIN for 3 seconds. The CONTROL LOCKED status light glows. To unlock the controls: Select and hold DRAIN & SPIN for 3 seconds or until the CONTROL LOCKED Status light turns off.

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    While the machine is on press "end of cycle" for 3 seconds, then wait for 2 minutes to try the door. Try this again if it does not open, this is the child lock program - to lock and unlock; it is the same procedure.

    Check your washer plug to see if the connections are tightly screwed.

    How abt a nice rating for the free help? Thnks

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    Press and hold "end of cycle" button for 3 seconds, on the right side of panel. This is the child lock feature, do it again & it locks.

    If helped, pl rate me good!!

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    Hold control lock for 3 sec. It will make a sound and the door will unlock.

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