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Control lock is on and i cannot get it to disarm. even unplugged washer. no luck.

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You can unlock the control by resetting it, to reset try pressing the DRAIN/SPIN button and hold it for 15 seconds. This will resolve the problem...please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

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