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asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th January, 2020

How do I unlock my LG top load washer?


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Accordingly, how do I turn off the child lock on my LG top load washer?

To TURN OFF CHILD LOCK on your LG washer, press and hold the CHILD LOCK button for 3 to 5 seconds. The washer should now have CHILD LOCK mode DISABLED and all buttons will function properly. NOTE: ON other newer LG front load washing machines hold the PREWASH/CHILD LOCK button for 3 to 5 seconds to turn CHILD LOCK OFF.

Subsequently, question is, how do I open a locked top load washer? If the door or lid won't open at the end of the cycle, then the lock mechanism may be at fault. Most washers will have a manual release to unlock the mechanism and allow you to open the door or lid. The release is normally accessible from below the door lock, or on some models, from inside the soap dispenser housing.

Also question is, how do I bypass the lock on my LG washer?

How to Bypass a Washing Machine Lid Lock

  1. Turn off the washer and unplug the appliance.
  2. Locate the retaining tabs and/or screws that hold the top horizontal panel down.
  3. Look for the lid lock switch on the underside of the top panel and where it fits into the appliance.
  4. Put the lid back down and plug the washing machine back into the electrical outlet.

Is there a reset button on my LG washer?

To reset this issue, the manufacturer advises to unplug the machine, press the Start-Pause button, and hold it in for 5 seconds before restoring power by plugging it into the outlet. Check for code clearance by completing a Run-Rinse cycle. Overloading specific gentle cycles can cause the error code to appears as well.

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