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Control locked light is on, can not get any buttons to work even after unplugging the machine

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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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Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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