LG Washer Error Code CL – How To Turn CHILD LOCK Off?





What does CL mean on LG washing machine? I was using my LG washer and the digital screen displayed the CL code and flashes back and forth. All the buttons on the washer do not work. What makes the washer show CL on the screen? How do I clear it and get all the buttons to work again? I have never seen the CL code before and need to get this cleared so I can use the buttons again and wash my clothes. How do I turn off the CL code on my LG washing machine?

LG Washer Error Code CL - How To Turn CHILD LOCK OffWhat does CL mean on LG washing machine?

LG Washer CL Code Definition (What does it mean?) = The CL Code on front loading LG washing machines simply means the CHILD LOCK feature is turned ON.

The CHILD LOCK feature on your LG washer is meant as a safety precaution so children are not able to change wash settings. CL is not an error code. It is indicating that the CL or CHILD LOCK feature has been turned ON and is active.







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TO TURN OFF CL CODE ON NEWER LG FRONT LOAD WASHERS:
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.
This method is for LG washers with inverter, direct drive, smart drum, and others.

TO TURN ON CHILD LOCK ON NEWER LG FRONT LOAD WASHERS:
To TURN ON 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 ACTIVATED and all buttons will not function except the POWER button.
NOTE: ON other newer LG front load washing machines hold the PREWASH/CHILD LOCK button for 3 to 5 seconds to turn CHILD LOCK ON.

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Press RINSE SPIN (CHILD LOCK) Button for 3 seconds to turn OFF

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TO TURN OFF CL CODE ON OLDER LG FRONT LOAD WASHERS:
On some LG washing machines that do not have a CHILD LOCK button, to TURN CHILD LOCK OFF, press and hold the TEMP and OPTIONS buttons at the same time for 3 to 5 seconds. Some LG washers have a little face above the lock key that is in between the WASH and RINSE buttons. If you have this on your LG washer control panel, simply press and hold the WASH and RINSE buttons for 3 to 5 seconds. The washer should now DISABLE CHILD LOCK mode and all buttons will function properly.







TO TURN ON CHILD LOCK ON OLDER LG FRONT LOAD WASHERS:
On some LG washing machines that do not have a CHILD LOCK button, to TURN CHILD LOCK ON, press and hold the TEMP and OPTIONS buttons at the same time for 3 to 5 seconds. Some LG washers have a little face above the lock key that is in between the WASH and RINSE buttons. If you have this on your LG washer control panel, simply press and hold the WASH and RINSE buttons for 3 to 5 seconds. The washer should now ACTIVATE CHILD LOCK mode and all the buttons will NOT function except the POWER button.

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LG Front Loading Washing Machines: Child Lock Activation

Child Lock function on your LG washer helps to prevent children from changing the cycle settings.


LG Washer and Dryer – Child Lock

The Child Lock function prevents changing of wash settings by disabling the buttons on the display.

Have questions about the CL error code on your LG washer? Please leave a question below and we will be more than happy to assist you in turning it ON or OFF.


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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Neeraj Kumar October 25, 2017 at 8:27 am

CL code is on. How to turn it off on my new LG Front Load washing machine

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2 Johnnie Tidwell May 7, 2017 at 9:43 pm

I have a new lg washer & dryer, just delivered yesterday. My CL light is light up on the dryer. I don’t have a CL button, or other buttons that are mentioned. How do I get my dryer working again?

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3 Tai October 30, 2017 at 3:36 am

Press and hold RACK Dry button is to be used to reset Child Lock for DLEY1701 LG Dryer.
Press and hold SOIL Level button is to be used to reset Child Lock for WT1701C LG Washer.

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4 greg May 4, 2017 at 5:43 pm

I cannot deactivate child lock CL on my LG F8068LDP washing machine.

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DIY Project Help Tips 5 DIY Project Help Tips May 4, 2017 at 11:10 pm

greg,
DISABLE CHILD LOCK OR CL ON LG WASHERS:
To disable CHILD LOCK when the CHILD LOCK is activated press and hold the PREWASH button for 3 seconds during the wash cycle.
CHILD LOCK lasts after the end of the cycle.
If you want to deactivate this function press and hold the PREWASH button for 3 seconds.
-RR

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6 keith hatt January 21, 2017 at 3:53 am

I have LG WM-1480FHD; The main PWB failed put direct replacement in, powered on and display registered CL child lock on this washing machine year 2001 icon on facia shows to hold both WASH with RINSE down for more than 02 seconds; even at 60 seconds the display will not revert to time.How can I resolve this fault ?

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