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Dishlex global 200 dishwasher is tripping the circuit breaker

My dishwasher is tripping the circuit breaker during the wash cycle.  Pre wash is fine then 2 minutes into the wash cycle power trips off.  It doesn't matter what cycle I choose the only cycle that doesn't trip is if I just run a rinse cycle.
What's wrong and what needs to be fixed?
Thanks, Greg

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Check heating element in DW and all parts associated with it located on the inside of DW under the spray arm. It could also be a problem with the control panel,Call technician.

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Dishlex Global 500 dishwasher

theres a round plug in the top of dish washer pull it out and clean could be cloged or the bottom spram arm can be pulled out and cleaned aswell

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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SOURCE: dishlex global 300.... The normal light starts flashing mid wash

i think it means the water heater in the dishwasher is not working,or the element is shot.
my 300 had a burning smell before the light started flashing.

Posted on Apr 18, 2010

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SOURCE: My Dishlex Global 300 dishwasher

Hi,
I think I had the same problem. I don't know much about dishwashers, but the "Flashing Rinse" has something to do with the drain, or the drain pump (which is why the water doesn't drain).

My dishwasher stopped its cycle, after having filled up with water, even though everything else worked fine, because the drain pump was not even turning on. So I guess, the first question I asked was, is the drain blocked? No. When this happened the first time, the flashing rinse cam up. After that, the dishwasher just wouldn't drain, and there was no longer a flashing rinse.

So then, I figured, the drain pump is probably rooted. The drain pump is found underneith the dishwasher, just behind the front panel on the left hand side.You'll need to remove the metal covers from the front and the left.

When this happened to me, I thought I'd need to buy a new pump, so I pulled the other one out (its a bit fiddly, you have to disconnect the two electrical wires, then remove the drain pipe from it, and then wiggle it off. But when I got it out, I unscrewed it (it has the special hexagonal screws, not phillips or flathead), and it turns out, a fairly large fruit seed had got into the drain pump and blocked it, preventing it from spinning. I put it back together again, and it worked.
It so far has beaten paying $100 for a new pump.

If you want a visual of what the drain pump looks like, look up the dishwasher part number #8905912, you should be able to find it on the internet. Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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SOURCE: Dishlex Global 300 Dishwasher -

eco light sometimes indicates that water has got into the bottom panel of the machine. A float switch is underneath to protect the machine ( and your kitchen floor from being flooded. ( Either from overfilling or a leak) If you tilt the machine backwards see if any water runs out. If the machine restarts , then you will have sourced the problem. Should the flashing start again later, you may have a water leak underneath. Also check the lower door gasket to make sure its clean. If the gasket is dirty, sometimes water builds up behind the gasket and drips over the front of the tub into the bottom panel underneath causing this symptom. When cleaning the gasket, be very carefull!! The edges of the door at the bottom are razor sharp..

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