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Control lock is stuck on. Will not release so I can use.

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Control lock is stuck on...
Control lock is stuck on. Will not release so I can use. What can I do?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Dave, Home Appliance Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, this is Dave and I'm happy to hep you. Some models have a button for this that says CONTROL LOCK. Do you see that button? If so, press it for 3 seconds. Let me know because there is an different option for some models.

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