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Control locked light on

Control locked light is on and I can't get washer to work.

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The button on my Epic version is called the "Cycle End Signal" button.  I pressed it for 3 seconds and the "control locked" light went off and the washer started.  This button is on the far right, just like premm said, near the "Off" button.

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Push and hold in far right button on conrtol panel ( look closely you see control lock pic) hold for 3 seconds or more and it will turn off.

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Posted on May 12, 2008

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It displays 'control lock' with red light


Here are a few Different models as i do not know yours.
How to Unlock the Control on Whirlpool Duet eHow

Maytag - To unlock the controls, press and hold the CYCLE END SIGNAL for 3 deliberate seconds or until the control lock light goes out. If the control locked light will not turn off, I recommend unplugging the washer for 5 minutes. Plug the unit back in and see if the controls will respond. If not, I recommend calling a service technician to diagnose and repair the washer. You could have a failed control console or a bad electronic control board in the washer.

Kemmore- Unplug for 10 minutes.

GE washer - Make sure that the control for the washer is not locked. If it is, press and hold the LOCK button for 3 deliberate seconds (or until the control unlocks).

There is not another way to reset the control board other than completely unplugging the washer as you have been doing. Since the display light up and works, the washer apparently has electrical power supplied to the control board and control console. You could have a failure in the console that is preventing the start button from working. A failed control board or a problem with the door switch could also prevent the washer from starting. Make sure that the washer door is firmly closed.

If the washer will not start after checking the control lock and the door, I recommend calling a service technician to diagnose and repair the washer.
Good luck More info would be helpful. Make and model. Is always a plus.

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control lock light ? have you got any blockages or dirty filters you may have to clean them.

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If you push the end of cycle button for 5-6 secs. It turns the control lock on, do it again, and it turns the control lock off, on both the washer and the dryer

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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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Please Turn On your washer and hold the END OF CYCLE button for about 10 seconds and that would surely unlock your washer.

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Hold the end of signal volume button down for 3 seconds to turn the control lock on and off.
If that does not work then: a) unplug the washer or b) put the washer into diagnostic mode using the instructions from this thread http://applianceguru.com/forum2/1540.html.

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First remove the plug for 5 minutes and this will reset the system.


Check to see if the light beside the LOCK ICON is lit on the status lights. If it is, then the controls are locked. Press and hold the OPTIONS and SELECT buttons simultaneously until the lock light goes out. This should free up your controls so that the washer will operate normally.If the console will not respond, then you could have a failed control or a stuck button.

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Whirlpool duet 9400 Washer won't do anything?


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Please read the Fixya article below explaining how to fix the problems related to control lock on Whirlpool dryers and washers.


The front light lit on my Whirlpool.


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