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Model 17019 ~ Clean light flashing

My dishwasher is stuck. The clean light flashes constantly, & I can't get it to start a new wash cycle. If you push the "Cancel/Drain" button, then you can hear the pump motor come on for about 20-30 seconds. Then it returns to the inert state, Clean light flashing, & unresponsive. Please help! I know this has to be something simple.

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  • fireguy219 Oct 01, 2008

    How do you tell what it is, the element or the board?

  • rose_sicoli Jan 14, 2009

    I am experiening the EXACT some problem!

    Clean light is flashing, and cannot cancel it, I cannot get it to start a new cycle.



    When my dishwasher WAS running, it would make this God awful grinding sound, during the cycle (which is quite ironic because it says "Quiet Guard" on it lol)



    It came with the house we bought a couple months ago

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Code problem came up unexpectedly . F2E2. What do I start with. Display lights with code but doesn't do anything. Have checked for obstructions. Also cleaned filter basket. Turned on and off power . Code F2E2 returns as soon as I press power button on dishwasher . Please help.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Normal cycle light is constantly flashing. Will not run on this cycle. Appears to run OK on other cycles. Must push buttons several times to change to a different cycle. When flashing light pushed it turns off then comes on 30 seconds later still flashing.

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Try pushing heat dry then normal back to back three times. then start. this should clear it up but only temporarily. you have a problem in your heat element or your control board.

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