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Stopped Working Today, my dishwasher made a single load popping noise then quite working all together. I checked the breaker and let it cool down, tried re-energizing it and it's seems as if it isn't getting power. I check with a voltmeter and there is power at the terminals but nothing works. Any suggestions? Is there an internal fuse?

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  • Mike Roper Mar 02, 2007

    As an additional note, I checked the door switches, continuity is good through both of them, unless I'm missing a parallel leg somewhere. I also check the motor overload protector, got a good reading through it and the windings of the motor (i.e some resistance, not opened or shorted). I'm hesitant to start disassembling the door panel and looking in there, sure could use a bit of help here

  • JDCountryboy Nov 12, 2007

    I have a Maytag MDB5601AWQ dishwasher, about 5 years old. It suddenly stopped and wouldn't let us run it, with no lights on the console. I replaced the control circuit board, and now have cycle lights, but still get no response to the start key and/or autoclean. I disconnected power and checked the keypad for resistance response while pressing the start key and it checked good. Door latches are fine with continuity through both legs. I have voltage between ST3 and ST11... Any help would be appreciated.



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MW, sounds like something blew on the board. I assume you do not have any lights lit on the dishwasher. Try the manual test mode by pressing the heavy wash key five times followed by the start key. If no results, remove the inner door and check for power between st-3 and st-11 on the board. Should have 120V with the door switches closed. If you have the voltage there and the control doesn't work, then it's the board. If you do not have voltage there, it's a power issue. Start with the door switches and work back to the cord terminal. There should be a tech sheet behind the toe panel that can help. back.

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