Despite the fact that in almost every article we advise people to read the instructions for the washing machine, they continue to neglect this advice, which causes many problems. One of these problems is the cl error on the LG washing machine. What kind of error is cl, or maybe its not a mistake at all? What is this cl code, which does not work with the control panel, lets understand.
The reasons for the code’s appearance
As we have already noted, the CL (Child Lock) error does not report a malfunction.
But what if you filled the tank with laundry, turned on the wash, but the machine doesn’t make any sounds, and only the CL code is displayed. So, if a user installs the lock once, then it saves for the next wash cycles. It happens even if the LG washing machine is turned off from the electrical network.
The error will appear until you disable the mode.
To remove the CL error, you need to press the key combination on the control panel. It can differ for each model of the LG washing machine. Here is an example of the most typical commands. To use them, you need to press two buttons together for three seconds:
For more information, refer to the instructions for the LG washing machine. This should help to remove the CL error.
The meaning of CL code in LG washing machines
If the LG washing machine shows the CL error, this does not mean a breakdown. This code informs the owner about the “child lock” mode activating. Therefore, the system blocks the panel with buttons, which prevents pressing during washing.
Small children can change a program, turn off the washing, and even break the LG appliance. The multifunctional appliance has a variety of functions. Thus, its panel is too sensitive and susceptible to breakage. For this, the manufacturer provides a security code.
How to set / remove the lock, lock options?
Almost all modern models of automatic washing machines from LG have a child lock, and the key combination that makes this lock the same. Namely super rinse plus prewash. The arrangement of keys on different models of cars is different. They can stand:
The essence of this does not change – pressing two keys super rinse plus pre-wash simultaneously with a hold of 3 seconds, activates the “child protection” mode, mode is also disabled.
Confusing buttons is pretty tricky. The manufacturer took care of this by putting symbols on the control panel. In particular, the keys “child protection” are indicated by a smiling lock, from which there are two curved lines that indicate precisely these buttons.
After setting the cl mode, it remains until the end of the wash. When completing the washing process on some machine models LG, the child lock is reset, and on some it is retained even if the machine is turned off. In some models of LG washing machines, you can lock all buttons from children, and on some all buttons except on / off.
This baffles consumers who have purchased partially blocked cars. After all, a child can ruin the wash by clicking on the on / off button. Then whats the point, in blocking in general, if the child is still able to affect the washing machine? Moreover, this problem is typical for expensive cars stuffed with different functions, and the more complex the machine, the more “tender” its control module. A sudden shutdown during the washing process can damage the microprocessor, and then an error can definitely occur.
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