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Certain cycles do not operate

All the wash cycles on my dishwasher work except "Normal" wash and "both racks" (under light wash). These are the washes I use most often. However, when I press the button, it does not light up. I've already checked the electric outlet, etc., but still nothing seems to work.

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Re: certain cycles do not operate

So it is just a timer that is preventing the other cycles from working?


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