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  1. normal button keeps flashing and machine wouldn't go

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you may have water in the base due to a leak internally.if you tilt the dishwasher backwards and water runs out.thats the cause of the problem.on all the whirlpool full size dishwashers .access to the base is through two t25 torx screws securing the base plate.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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SOURCE: Son put normal dish washing liquid in top draw!

Before starting the dishwasher again, kill the excess suds by putting half a cup of MILK into the dishwasher. Sounds strange but it works. If you don't kill the excess suds, they will keep coming back until they gradually flush out, which can take several washing cycles.

Posted on May 21, 2010

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I have a whirlpool dishwsr. model GU2400XTPB7 that has been flashing the normal light and I cant use it for over a week. I turned off the breaker to the house for 30 min. & that did not work. I tried...


Hi Melinda,
Thanks in advance for using Fixya.com. Now then firstly by pushing the heated dry and normal buttons then repeating is the proper procedure to reset the control board,below is a the exact buttons to push to reset the control. Also please take a count of the number of times the light flashes befroe going off breifly then repeats the same number of flashes; the number of flashes indicates a error code...if if flashes 5 times that error code 5 and if it flashes 7 times its error code 7 etc,etc.. please get back to me with the number of times it flashes.
Here is what i copied and pasted from my online service manual for Whirlpool dishwashers that shows which buttons must be pushed to reset the board,after pushing the buttons shown push the cancel/off button and the board should be reset so the machine will start at least one time where ya can take note of the number of times the nirmal light flashes,

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Mar 01, 2012 | Whirlpool Dishwashers

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"Clean" light keeps flashing. Machine doesn't


Hello & Welcome to FixYa

Flashing light is reset by pressing two buttons in sequence 3-4 times, to reset your dishwasher press these buttons in sequence:

High temp wash-heated dry-high temp wash-heated dry

Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Jul 15, 2011 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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Clean light keeps flashing and will not start.


Try the follow key dance, all within 5 seconds push:

HEATED DRY --- NORMAL ---- HEATED DRY --- NORMAL

wait for about 2 minutes then hit cancel

May 24, 2010 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01FLSS Stainless...

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Son put normal dish washing liquid in top draw!


ok, the machine flooded and the water has leaked into the bottom of the machine, 1st turn off the machine at the power point. 2nd- open the top drawer and remove the suds from it. 3rd. open the bottom drawer and look under it to the bottom of the cabinet . that is where the water will be. use a torch if you have to. now you need to dry the water up. you can do this with a hair dryer or a fan heater. the reason the machine is flashing F1 is because the water has triggered the flood switch and you need to dry up that water. please reply 4 more help.once dryed F1 will disappear. please make sure all the suds are removed from the top drawer. good luck

May 14, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in...

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Clean lite keeps flashing will not start whenstart


The thermistor beneath the accumulator inside the sump detects the water temperature as it begins the first 8 minutes of the main wash cycle. During this time, the controller expects the thermistor to detect the 2-4 degrees rise in the water temperature when the first 8 minutes is completed. If the expected temperature rise is not met, the controller will not be satisfied. It will shut the dishwasher down and blink the clean light 7 times. Press the heated dry then normal wash buttons in the same sequence two times. The unit will enter diagnostics mode, but can be stopped by pressing the cancel button. It will clear the fault and makes the dishwasher normal but will appear again if you have problem in either of the following:
  1. Heater and its circuitry
  2. Water filling
  3. Pumping motor
If the heater is not working, the water temperature will not rise then controller will shutdown the machine.
If there's no water entering the machine, no water will be heated and there's no way the controller through the thermistor can detect any rise in temperature.
If the pumping motor is not working, the water cannot circulate over the heater and be heated. Again, the controller will not be satisfied.

You can bypass this fault detection feature by filling the machine with either extremely cold or extremely hot water. Water colder than 62 or hotter than 160 degrees Fahrenheit will make the controller not to check for a temperature rise but rather continue on the next cycle.
Please let me know if the problem still bother you.

Dec 01, 2009 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

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Clean light flashes 7 times


try doing button setting change from "Hi-Temp Wash - Normal - Hi-Temp Wash - Normal" sequence of button selections. This must occur within 6 seconds and initiates an internal diagnosis of the machine.
The process runs for about 19 min. and shuts off
During the process several LED's light up and several funtions start and stop.
If the machine has no broken systems, you should be able to open the door add some soap and the usual dirty dishes and carry on with normal operation. this is the method to reset the machine.
Most likely is that there were suds in the last cycle or the door doesn't close smoothly.


Jan 09, 2009 | Whirlpool 24 in. DU1055XTP Built-in...

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"normal cycle" light keeps blinking


The blinking button indicates the button is bad. The button console will have to be replaced.

If you need further assistance, let me know
Regards,
reg501

Jul 11, 2008 | Whirlpool 24 in. DU1050SS Built-in...

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Dishwasher flashes on Fast Wash


I am hoping I have just fixed mine with same problem. Couple weeks ago started stopping at start of cycle with fast button flashing. Check filters so one on top of unside machine and one on tap if you have one on there. Mine were blocked but still wouldnt work. I pulled out machine to find a kink in the water pipe. I have straightened this out and up to now its working. Fast button flashing refers to water inlet problem.

Feb 27, 2008 | Dishwashers

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Kenmore Dishwasher #15769


Try this solution first
Push the Hi-temp and then push the Sani-rinse. Go back and forth multiple times on these two buttons. I found that after a handfull of pushes that a "1" came up on the display. I continued to keep rotating the two buttons and then a "2" came up on the display and the dishwater started it's "drain" phase. I then hit cancel to clear and then I selected the cycle I wanted. The washer started up just as normal at this point.

Feb 16, 2008 | Kenmore 15769 Built-in Dishwasher

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