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"Lock-on" light flashing

Kenmore dishwasher, Model # 665.17777990, Serial # FK2418301. Turned on before I went to bed. Got up to the "Lock-On" light flashing. We've tried holding down the "No Heat Dry" pad, as instructed, but that does not work. Any help appreciated. Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    controls locked and holding heated dry for 4 seconds as the instructions say doesn't reset it. Locked light just flashes then stays on solid.

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Heated dry and normal toggle untill all lights light up then turn unit off. try that

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