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Whirlpool Duet Dryer - GEW9250PW1


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#1 dharmikmehta

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 09:33 AM

Hi

Problem: 'Control Locked' light is ON. I am not able to use the Dryer :(

Solution Attempts:

- I tried holding 'Control On/Off' button for 3, 5, 10.. even 30 seconds, as per recommended solutions on the forums, but the Control Locked light will still not turn off.

- I tried turning off the power to the dryer for a few minutes. The Control Locked light is still on.

Request: Please tell me if there is anything else I should try, to fix it, before calling a technician.

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 09:40 AM

Correction:

- I pressed the 'End of Cycle' button for 3, 5, 10... even 30 seconds. But did not fix the problem.


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Posted 23 September 2010 - 02:29 PM

you mean the "signal" button correct?

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 03:10 PM

yes the 'End of Cycle Signal' button.

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 04:59 PM

you could try disconnecting the plugs from the control and reconnecting, but your probably going to need a new control.

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 05:33 PM

Sounds like you're going to need a new touchpanel-- it's no longer respnsing to inputs. Been seeing a lot of this lately.

Here's the link to the platinum panel:

http://www.repaircli...&PartID=1060819

And here's the bisque:

http://www.repaircli...&PartID=1060820




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