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ZWF 16281W washing machine, on time display showing a padlock

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ZWF 16281W washing machine, on time display showing a padlock and start pause button flashing, nothing happening with washing machine, working perfectly last night is there a button that I need to press or how do I cancel programme and start again.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 3 years ago.
KevinWhiteJA :

Hi, welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

Have you tried to press and hold the START/PAUSE BUTTON for around 10 seconds to reset the control ?


Just tried that did not work

KevinWhiteJA :

Can you please unplug it for 3-4 mins

KevinWhiteJA :

and then plug it back

KevinWhiteJA :

after this plug it back and then press and hold the "Extra Rinse" and "Options" buttons for around 10 seconds...this should solve the problem and pad lock will disappear

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