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why has the key come up on the control panel and the machine

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why has the key come up on the control panel and the machine won't work? What do I do to unlock it. I think I lent against it while it was finishing it's last wash and turned something on.
Can you post the make and model number of the appliance please?
If it's Bosch, Neff or Siemens, can you post the E-Nr number? It's on a label in the door recess.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Bosch Exxcel 18

Vario perfect

E Nr WAQ28461 FD9301000882

Thanks for that.

You need to have the machine on the same program it was on when you accidentally set the child lock.

To unlock it, press and hold the start button until the key goes out.
You can then use the machine as normal again.

If you can't remember the program it was on, simply try each one in turn.

Hope this helps
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