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My Maytag Dishwasher MDBH750AWW will not turn on. Pressing the key pad on the top front does not activate the controls. I traced the wiring and found it is active in the door latch assembly, which I recently replaced. Question: 1) If I purchase a new Control Panel exterior white key pad, which is linked to the interior Control Board, should that solve the problem? Or,2) if I purchase a new exterior Control Panel finger touch pad, and an interior Control Board, will that solve the problem to activate the controls? Or, 3) Do you recommend another solution? Thanking you in advance for your advice, I am Don.

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If there are no lights on the control panel then initially check if connections to the panel are fine.If they look fine then you definitely need a new control panel. No need for a new touch panel.Its always that the control panel goes faulty,not the touch panel.
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On kitchen aid dishwasher, control lock is blinking and preventing the use of any other execute buttons. Can't start a wash .

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On another model, the touch pad to press and hold is the 4 Hour Delay button. (On that model, you press and hold for 3+ seconds.) There is often a very tiny label below or on the touchpad indicating which key controls the Control Lock.

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If the press and hold method still doesn't work after several attempts, then you may have a problem with the control panel. The dishwasher may need repair.

I hope this helps. Please add a comment with the model number so that I can check if a different touch pad key is the correct one for the Control Lock.

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I have a Maytag MSD2351 side by side and just replace the water filter. When I attempted to reset the filter light, the control locked and I can not get it to unlock. I pressed the lock and water button...

If the Control Lock feature has been enabled, the Control Lock light will flash 3 times indicating that it is activated. To turn off Control Lock, press and hold the Options key that says "Control Lock Hold 3 Sec" under it for 3 seconds. If the dishwasher has a dedicated Control Lock button in the Options selections, press and hold CONTROL LOCK for 3 seconds.
NOTE: You may need to disable Sleep Mode by pressing either Start/Resume or Cancel, or by opening and closing the door before you are able to turn Control Lock off.
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From the service manual there is more to it but that was all I could put here.
Accessing Service/Diagnostic Mode:
Pressing down the damp dry and time (-) keys
for 5 seconds places the machine in the
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available while in the Service Mode, which
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Press Keys Special Test/ Function
release Diagnostic Codes
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dryer temp(v) Sequences down the
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Start or pause cycle running
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"SC" will display.
This mode will allow the various inputs and
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Most of buttons on touch pad are not working.

This was posted in another maytag qs300 thread there are 2 ways to fix the front panels on these dishwashers. My advice fix it as cheaply as possible and save some cash to get a better dish washer because these newer maytags are just plain awfull.

Quick fix for dishwasher from hell.
What I found was to turn off the breaker to the dishwasher, unscrew the inside panel ( about 12 Torx screws ), remove the black cover on the computer ( 1 hex head screw ) remove the ribbon cable coming from the front panel by easing down the plastic locking tab, then take a soft clean cloth and gently wipe the end of the ribbon cable (both sides) and reinstall. This keeps our machine working for another couple of month, when I go thru the same exercise again. I think it is condensation that makes the ribbon cable connection bad or short across two of the lands.

Permanent fix for dishwasher from hell.
The flex cable shown in the pictures above was bad on my unit also. It looks to me like they are pulling too much current through this cable to run all the LED's on the front panel. Mine died the instant death so I removed the touch pad and traced out the wiring.

The start/cancel switch is a connection between pin 6 and pin 10 on the ribbon cable. There is a 10K resistor in series with the switch to limit the current.

I tried to order the part from my local parts house and was told it was a special order only and would take about 4 weeks to get. Later I found you could purchase it off the internet and not have to wait quite as long. Since the replacement part is the full plastic piece across the top of the door I decided to try a mod. The touch panel is just glued to the plastic piece so I removed it completely. That leaves some glue that will need to be cleaned up but I can do that later.

I found a C&K momentary push button switch that fit in a 1/4 inch hole. I drilled the front panel in the center to accept the switch. If you moved it to one side it might not conflict with the latch switches quite as much but I made it fit.

I then looked in my junk box and found two pieces of 18 gauge wire and one 10K resistor. I put the resistor on the normally open pin on the switch and then connected a wire to that. The other wire went to the common pin on the switch.

When you look at the control board the pins are labeled as 2 on one end and 18 on the other. You only see every other pin as there is another row that is buried. You need pins 6 and 10 so they are on the visible row. Use a small soldering iron and connect the two wires up to those pins. It does not matter which one goes where.

Put it all back together and push the button. You do not have all the flashing lights or options but I am now washing my first load of dishes in several weeks.

These are copied word for word from the other maytag thread found here

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