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Start button not working...can't get machine to start

I can press the cycle that I want and the light comes on next to it. Then when I go to press the start button, nothing happens. The light does not blink as it would to start the cycle. I don't know what to do. I can't get the machine to start.

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The micro switch is bad. I had the same problem cleaned the switch a few time (nd bought some time) but in the end I moved a switch from a cycle we did not use to the start position. Cost was nothing but my time (must have skills in soldering PCB assy). Worked fine since, almost a year now. However I have had several unrelated problems and would thing twice before putting any major money into this unit. In the 3 years I;'ve had this unit I've fixed the switch, installed a new pump assy and put in 2 thermal switches (unit appears dead when they go bad). I've done all this myself and the bills would be between $700 nad $1,000 to call service.

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