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My whirlpool gold dishwasher GU180 wont start

The start button flashes constantly. If i press the button u can hear it starting but then it stops in about 15 seconds into the noise.

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    doe not fill with water

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    It just wont do the cycle

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I had the same problem with the exact same model - put your washer on the lowest wash setting - press and hold the start button for about 3 seconds. THe washer will run for about 5 seconds and then turn off (do not have the heated dry setting on when you do this).

Turn it off (turn the dial), and then try to re-wash.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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