What does control locked mean on a Whirlpool dryer?

What does control locked mean on a Whirlpool dryer?

Press and hold for 3 seconds the “Control Lock/Unlock” button on the control panel to lock the control panel. The “Control Lock” status light is goes out when the control panel is unlocked.

How do I unlock my Whirlpool dryer?

Press and hold the Control Lock Key for 3 seconds to unlock the machine. You will notice the machine count down from 3-2-1. The control lock may be a stand alone key, or it could be a dual function key paired with another button like Extra Rinse, Steam, etc.

What does it mean when a Whirlpool Dryer says f01?

internal failure

How do you reset a dryer?

Many dryers are equipped with a reset button on the control panel. If the motor won’t run, let the dryer cool for about ten minutes. Then push the reset button. If there are no problems with the motor, switches, or electrical system, this should restart the dryer.

Is there a reset button on a Hotpoint Dryer?

In some models this should be easily fixable – some tumble dryers have reset buttons on the back of the machine so all you will need to do is hold in the button and wait for it to click. Once a dryer’s thermal fuse has blown, it is no longer of any use. If your dryer’s fuse is blown, you will have to replace it.