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Clean light flashing

The dishwasher does not start.if i press the start/reset....red light beeps and green clean light continues to flash/

please help

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    brand new dishwasher. Clean light flashing and dishwasher will not start.

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This is a safety failure of the unit not heating the water properly. if you push the " water heat, air dry, water heat, air dry" in that order, then it will go into the program mode and clear out that failure code.
then try the unit again, if you open the door during the heat cycle or it doesnt heat properly it will happen again. make sure you have hot enough water, 120 degrees, going to the unit and dont open the door after you start the cycle. if it continues call sears for service as it has a 1 year warranty.

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