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Kenmore ultrawash dishwasher

I can't get the dishwasher off of 'lock'. The red light blinks and the dishwasher won't turn on. The directions on the inside of the door says' to press the 'no heat dry' pad for 4 seconds. Tried it several times. That dosen't work. I shut off the breaker switch to the dishwasher to try to reset it. That didn't work either. I would really appreciate any help you can offer me. Yolonda

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Try holding the no heat dry button until the light goes off..
I know it says for 4 seconds.
Mine does the same thing so someone either can't count or they count very slowly

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Re: kenmore ultrawash dishwasher

Little nip Most likely the problem with your dish washer is one or more pads on the control panel are shorted. To fix it the control panel has to be replaced. If you are going to do it yourself, I need the complete model number (on the door frame) and the color for the panel. Then I can find the best deal for you. back

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check this out from your manual...

Lock On
Use the Lock On to prevent unintended use of the dishwasher
between cycles. You can also use the lock feature to prevent
unintended cycle or option changes during a cycle.
When LOCK ON is lit, all buttons are disabled.
NOTE: The dishwasher door can be opened while the controls
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hope this helps,
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