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Dishwasher's "Pot-n-Pans" light flashing

My Kenmore 16009 type 280-2 has lost its mind. The "pot-n-pans" led flashes. Nothing I try will start the dishwasher. My wife tells me that the unit lost power, but when power came back she pushed the start/resume button and the dishwasher finsihed washing the dishes. She stated that the next day she noticed the light flashing. I cut off the breaker for several hours. As soon as I restored power the light began flashing again. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

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  • Michael Spence Mar 06, 2007

    The tech sheet was there, but the diagnostice sequence involved buttons that were not on the dishwasher's display, like an Air Dry button. Other than that there was a lot of info about the wiring, but nothing that helped me put the dishwaher in test mode. Thank you.

  • Michael Spence Mar 06, 2007

    Oh yeah, I am trying to get another electronics board to test with. I will let you know if that works. Thanks for all you advice.

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Ga, behind the toe panel on the bottom there should be a tech sheet explaining how to put the dishwasher in the test mode. See if you can enter the test mode. If you can't, you probably have a stuck or shorted keypad. Catriver...post back

Posted on Mar 03, 2007

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