The Control Panel Is lit up but it is not allowing changes and is frozen and makes beeping noises
A couple of days ago my washer worked fine. It is about 4 years old and I have had no problems. Now, the contol board comes on and shows a multitude of things. It will come on with all leds lit up or an actual cycle selection but you can't change anything, etc. It will make intermittent beeping sounds, etc. I was able to get one wash load completed, but it is not working at all now except that the led's light up and basically freeze. Is there a reset somewhere or is the circuit board gone bad? Thanks in advance!
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Re: The Control Panel Is lit up but it is not allowing...
Many of these models have needed to be serviced as yours does now.
If you replace the touchpad console assembly and control board, it should fix the problem.
Check your owners guide to see if those 2 parts have a extended 2-5 yr. parts only warranty, as those parts are very expensive.
Please let me know if you need any further help, if you order online off of sears, you may be able to return the parts within 90 days if you order by credit card and the parts don't fix the problem. Check with sears to verify this first though.
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see this steps and fix it. God bless you Check Power
Check the outlet by plugging an appliance into the same outlet the
washer was plugged into an running the appliance a hair dryer works good
for this it will draw some amperage. If it works fine move on.
To check the control remove the top panel and then remove the console to
access the wiring to the control. Find the wire feeding the control
from the main power cord. If you cannot visually see this refer to the
tech sheet or service manual. Connect voltmeter to the 2 wires feeding
the control if it is recieving power and it does not respond replace the control
There are 3 models with this model #,so not sure if your has lock. If it does and still changes,contact ge and tell them what is happening,maybe they will send you out a new control panel,if the warranty expired,depends.But it doesn't hurt to try.
This feature allows you to lock the controls so the settings cannot be changed. To lock the controls: Set the controls to the desired settings. Press and hold the lock pad for 3 seconds. When the controls are locked, the indicator light will come on and the control settings will not be displayed. To unlock the controls: Press and hold the lock pad for 3 seconds. After unlocking the controls, the settings will be displayed, the lock indicator light will go out and the settings can be changed.
To stop the flashing and beeping, the customer may touch the Pause Cancel button. The error code remains stored in the control but once the problem is corrected, it does not effect the operation of the washer. If the failure is something that the customer can correct (such as the water faucets being turned off), the washer will operate normally the next time it is started.
There is a ribbon cable that connects to the control panel. Mine was operating the same as yours. I opened up the front and reinserted the cable and its been fine ever since. you need to take all the screws out from the door panel inside the washer to geet to it.