Wolf CI Induction Cooktop and IR Induction Range Lock Mode and Auto-Lock


  • Lock or unlock IR or CI unit
  • CI Induction Cooktop locks itself
  • IR Induction Range does not lock
  • CI Induction Cooktop controls not responding
  • No heat from IR Induction Range cooktop
  • Disable auto-lock or auto lock

Steps to Verify Issue:

Lock Mode

During Lock mode, no controls function except Lock and the controls associated with entering Diagnostic mode.

Enter Lock Mode

To lock the cooktop controls, touch and hold Lock for three seconds.

  • Unit also locks after ten continuous minutes of being idle as an auto-lock feature.
  • Unit beeps when entering Lock mode.
  • Padlock appears on the display when locked.
  • Failure beep occurs if any control zone is active when trying to enter Lock mode.

Exit Lock Mode

To unlock the cooktop controls, touch and hold Lock for three seconds.

  • If Lock is held for more than 10 seconds, the cooktop relocks.
  • Unit beeps when exiting Lock mode.
  • Padlock disappears from the display when unlocked.
  • Positioning your finger on the "k" in the word "Lock" can help it unlock faster.

Enable or Disable Auto-Lock

  • Auto-lock function is enabled by default.
  • If disabled, the cooktop does not automatically enter lock mode after 10 minutes of continuous idle mode.
  • See also, CT Induction Cooktop Locked.

To enable or disable the auto-lock:

  1. While unit is off and unlocked, touch and hold All Off for five seconds until a beep sounds.
  2. Touch + on the timer control three times until "LO" appears on the timer display. Power level 3 on the rear element control will appear.
  3. Use the control for the front left element to turn the auto-lock on or off:
    • To disable the lock, touch SIM (for simmer) or MLT (for melt) depending on model.
      • The front left control zone power level changes to level 1 (SIM) to indicate the auto-lock is disabled.
    • To enable the lock, touch HI.
      • The front left control zone power level changes to level 10 (HI) to indicate the auto-lock is enabled.
  4. Touch All Off at any time to save settings and return the cooktop to idle.
    • Settings will also save if the controls are not used for a few seconds.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

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