Tip & How-To about Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher Clean Light Flashing or Blinking Seven Times

Whirlpool and Whirlpool-made Kenmore Dishwashers are equipped with a fault detection feature within the control software to help the user and most especially the technician diagnose a problem when it occurs. One of the common faults is indicated by a pattern of seven (7) flashes or blinks made by the Clean light indicator. It occurs when the control detects a failure in heating up the water to at least two (2) degrees Fahrenheit above the initial temperature during the first eight (8) minutes of the cycle.

The control monitors the temperature of the water both at the start and at the end the first 8 minutes of the cycle. It will not allow the machine to advance to the next cycle if the necessary end temperature of the water is not reached; instead, it will shut down the machine and will not allow the user to operate it unless the error is cleared. But the error will continue to appear until the problem is addressed.

The error can be cleared by pressing the Heated Dry button then the Normal button in sequence twice; that is, Heated Dry, Normal, Heated Dry, Normal. The user will then be able to restart the cycle but the error will eventually come up again and will not get the cycle completely done.

In order to complete the cycle, make sure water is being fed properly to the machine, the washer impeller is not stiff or stuck, and the float bulb is not stuck in the up or full position. Once all of these are ensured, preheat the water to at least 160 degrees or cool it down to below 62 degrees Fahrenheit before feeding it into the machine. These extreme temperatures will bypass the water temperature detection step and automatically proceed to the next step and complete the cycle.

The technique described above is not intended to address the problem which can be a failure of the heating circuit, water system, pump,or wash impeller. But rather to bypass the water temperature detection step and complete the cycle. The user is advised to determine the reason why the water is not able to heat up. Service of a qualified appliance technician is recommended if the user is not technically inclined to perform the necessary troubleshooting and repair. Disconnect power to the machine prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric shock that may result to physical injury, disability, or even death.

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Error code f2e2, will not fill, run. How do I reset it and place into diagnostic mode. The paperwork is missing from front kick panel


I am guessing this is a Sears Kenmore Elite Dishwasher were dealing with ?? If so follow below if Not what are we talking about?

The FUNCTION CODE 2 is for a USER INTERFACE issue. The PROBLEM CODE 2 can be:
User Interface cannot communicate with main control Panel. (A).Unplug dishwasher or disconnect power. (B). Check connections of gray wires between LCD display module and P12 connector on the control Panel:
Loose User Interface connection. (A). If connection(s) loose, then reconnect.
Faulty User Interface. (A). Disconnect power and replace LCD display and console.
Always unplug or de-energize electrical equipment before removing covers or attempting service. Be careful and wear appropriate hand protection when working around sharp metal parts.
If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a technician.

I researched this a little bit and You need to check for any signs of water spray a cheap hose clamp seems to be the cause of a lot of this problems also corrosion some DIY individuals have removed the cable to the main control panel found corrosion and cleaned it up now working fine while control panel has a fault in Communication their is No Diagnostic Mode Available because of lack of communication , hope this helps

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Hi Roger, Hope this helps......CHEERS..

KENMORE DISHWASHER ERROR CODES

Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Start Resume light blinking slow
When the dishwasher door opens or electrical power is removed during the cycle then the dishwasher will not start again. The door is detected as being closed and the Start Resume button is being pressed
Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Clean light is blinking 7 times
Heater circuit fail. Control panel did not detect the water getting hot. Did not detect heating element was energized to heat the water during the wash cycle
Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Sanitize LED blinking at end of cycle
Control panel could not detect if sanitation has been achieved
Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Console light blinking rapidly
There is a stuck button on the control panel
Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Clean light is constantly illuminated
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Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Control lock LED is ON but not responding to pressing of the keys
Turned on by accident or there is a control detected key pad problem

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What does F09 mean mean for a whirlpool AW0 3561 front loader?


Washing Machine Fault Cod Fault
FH No Water Inlet
FA Aquastop Failure
FP Drain Failure
F5 NTC Failure
F6 Tachometer Failure (no motor movement detected)
F7 Triac Short Circuit detection
F8 Heating Element, Open Circuit
F9 Overflow Failure
F10 Motor control unit (Thermal)
F11 Communication failure
F12 Heating Element Short Circuit
F13 Dispenser Circuit Error
F14 EEPROM Failure
F15 Motor Control Unit Error
F16 Control Failure (Control Unit)
F18 Control Failure (Control Unit)
F20 Control Failure (Control Unit)
F21 Control Failure (User Board)
F22 Control Failure (User Board)
FDL Door Lock Error
FDU Door Unlock Error

Whirlpool Washing Machine Fault Codes

So the answer is Overflow Failure

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This advise is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet front loader washers and dryers with a Control Lock problem.

This may or may not be an indication of a serious problem. In the majority of the cases, this is a simple operator error. Nearly all these model appliances have some sort of Control Lock feature on the front panel now. This is a designed safety feature that is used to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The controls can be easily locked or unlocked by pressing and holding the following button on the front panel:

Whirlpool Duet Washer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Washer - Press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Dryer - Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.

These instructions may not be all inclusive for all Kenmore and Whirlpool models, but they are the most common. Chances are, if you have a Control Lock feature, the instructions will be printed on the front panel adjacent to the button that is required to lock or unlock the controls.

NOTE: These instructions may also work for newer model Maytag, Hotpoint, Admiral and Fridgidaire model front loaders as well. Refer to your owner's manual or front panel for instructions pertaining to your sepcific model.

If the Control Lock feature will not lock or unlock the appliance, unplugging the unit for AT LEAST 30 minutes is recommended in order to reset the main control board. In many cases this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches.

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