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Dishwasher won't cycle through to rinse/dry/stop

My kenmore dishwasher(~5 yrs old) will not progress through the cycles and just keeps washing.

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  • davidjessop Sep 16, 2009

    Hi, have a dishwasher that runs for about a minute, then stops with the panel lights blinking. There does appear to be water getting into washer cos it's not draining properly. Any ideas?

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Your timer switch is most likely defective.

It probably needs to be replaced.

It is like a clock with switches at different times

If it is stuck at a particular time it will run there forever.

Before servicing disconnect power!!!!!!!!!!

You can remove inside door panel with about 6 phillips screws or so.

Timer is directly attached to the dial on your machine.

These cost about $100.00 or less.

Can also be found used online for cheaper.

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