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Whirlpool duet dryer control locked

How do you suggest i unlock this ty for your help

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  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    Recommended solution worked like a charm.  Thank you!

  • Anonymous Sep 27, 2008

    I have the same problem. I tried holding the button for 4 seconds and that did not help. I tried unplugging it and checked the water lines which are all on. Still won't work. It is stuck on the control locked button. Any other ideas????



    Elaine

  • kwirick1 Mar 15, 2009

    My control lock was on and I tried to unplug it and didn't work....I went online and held the signal button for 4 seconds and it worked!!! Thanks!!

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    Had the same control lock light on issue - hold the signal button for 4 seconds and fixed the problem.

  • walkervm03 Apr 07, 2009

    I have held the control button in for more than four seconds, and the Control Lock will not go off on my Whirlpool Duet Washer. Help????

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    Thanks. I held the signal button and the the control lock light went off

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    cobntrol locked my dryer and held down signal button 4 seconds & unlocked it

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    my dryer is on control lock and will not come off.

  • Jeanne Bruderman Jul 03, 2013

    It worked for me too, thank you so much!

  • Jeanne Bruderman Jul 03, 2013

    It worked for me too, thank you so much!!!

  • Marvin Odom Sep 02, 2013

    i have a duet electric front loading dryer,the control locked light is on,this model does not have a control unlocking button,is there any other way to fix the problem

  • Nannce
    Nannce Oct 21, 2013

    thanks, worked for me too. I was going crazy, but at least it is now cleaned out and a new hose. LOL

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Hi ... You press the end of cycle signal button for 4 seconds ... This button is on the far right side & it does work!

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Hold in the signal button for 4 secconds for most models

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What is the signal button

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Holding the signal button worked!!! Yay for the internet!! lol

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Thanks, I was busting my **** trying to figure that button out. As someone said before Yay Internet ya came to my rescue yet again!!

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Hi.



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


The front light lit on my Whirlpool dryer...


Regards.



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My dryer control is locked and I have tried everything

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Holding down signal button turned of control lock light and I was able to resume using my washer! Thanks!

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    it worked thanks

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My control is locked

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Wow thank a lots signal button for 4 secondes realy worked thks

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