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Dish washer doesn't drain, and control board only blinks

My dishwasher stopped working. There is a couple of inches of water in the bottom, and the control board is blank except for a small blinking light in the lower left corner. The outgoing drain is clear, the motor is not seized, or stuck, and I tried turning power on and off with no results

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Sounds like the control board is faulty. i would suggest having a technician replace it.

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