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665 dishwasher products lock on light keeps flashing. allows me to do nothing. what up?

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I fiked my problum of the Control light staying on...on the inside door it says press and hold the no heat button for four seconds. I did that and it fixed the control lock light and washer is now fine and working. Save myself some money

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