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Light wash and heated dry lights blinking, no reponse from others

Dishwasher lights blinking, cant' get any other functions to illuminate. Dishwasher locked up. I cycled power for 30 seconds and 5 days, not solved.

Dishwasher was running, then pushed buttons and opened/closed in middle of cycle. Ever since, we've had the "light wash" and "heated Dry" lights blinking.

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  • paulpellegri Jan 03, 2009

    I also tried a multitude of button push combinations as well as holding the heated dry button for 5 seconds. Nothing resolved. The system also beeps about every couple of minutes. I looked for a tech sheet underneath and behind door skin, found nothing.

  • paulpellegri Jan 04, 2009

    Holding the reset button did not clear issue. We do not have a "clear" futton. Any other suggestions?

  • paulpellegri Jan 04, 2009

    Holding latch switch and pressing reset did not clear issue

  • paulpellegri Jan 05, 2009

    Yes, very helpfull. After being told the door latch switch wasn't recognizing the door was closed, I dug deeper and found the actuator moving too freely due to a broken tap on the door switch housing lid, allowing the actuator to slide of the switch button. I am off to finalize the repair to secure cap. Thanks for the great help and quick response!!

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Try going back and forth from heated dry to air dry. if your control doesnt reset then you need to replace your touch panel.

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Your dishwasher thinks that the door is OPEN

The microswitch in the door lock assembly is not being tripped. It is stuck in a cycle.

Turn off the water supply, open the door SLIGHTLY, stick your pinky finger in the slot where the latch locks the door then press RESET once and let it run it's reset cycle.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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    Leroy Elliott Jan 04, 2009

    Actually TRY soution #2 again. I have the same dishwasher and have cured this problem 4 times.

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It sounds like you will need a new control assembly

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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    Sibananda Jena Jan 03, 2009

    You can try a hard reset,turn off the breaker that powers the dishwasher for 15sec.see if that helps

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Press clear button for 5 seconds to unlock ur machine.

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