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In Sink Erator Classic Supreme with sensor problem

I have an In Sink Erator Classic Supreme with what appears to be either a switch or sensor problem. It cleans the dishes well enough, but lately when
I try to run a load of dishes, the "clean" indicator light stays on and the appliance will not operate. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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  • shookick Nov 02, 2008

    I have the same problem with my in-sink-erator classic series dishwasher, purchased in 1991. When trying to start the green "clean" indicator light comes on. Some sort of sensor or switch problem as noted in the earlier posting. Is there a way to remove the switch and clean, repair or replace it economically? By the way, when I worked through the various switches I was eventually able to finally get it started, but it takes longer every time and I almost gave up this time! Any help would be appreciated.

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I would assume that in the last year you've either fixed the washer or have gotten a new one. If your curious, this is probably the solution. There's a plastic piece that pushed a button when you open the latch and resets the washer. The piece is probably broken. If you remove the screws on the top of the door, you can reach in and manually push the button. You can also tape some metal into the end of the plastic piece so it will still push the button. A flattened bottle cap will work.

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    jamesraym393 Dec 05, 2012

    Worked great. Three screws on the top and one on each side. Still haven't figured out how that piece actuates but I got it to reset. Will figure a more permeant solution after it finishes

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