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The controls locked light is on and i cant get the washer to operate

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You'll have to reset the controls, to reset press and hold the END OF CYCLE button for 15seconds. This will hopefully get the washer to operate, please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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    The Control Lock is a safety feature that enables the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance.


    With the lock turned on, the control panel is disabled and you cannot use any of the controls, except the button to unlock it. It can inadvertently be set following a power outage, leaning against the control panel, or pressing and holding the wrong button. This is usually not an indication of a malfunction.

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