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Dishwaher will not start a cycle

Turn dishwasher on and I have to pull door open slightly so sensor will start a cycle.

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You probably have bad door switches. Is it hard for you to open the door after it is shut? You can access them by opening the door and you will see some torque screws usually you only have to take the ones out of the control panel to access the microswiches in the door lock. sometimes there is only one but likly you have 2. sometimes just the microswitchs can be replaced but if theplastic holder is broke you have to replace the whole assembly. I hope this helps

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If your having to wiggle or move the door to get it started then its your door latch/switch.you can take apart and inspect or just get new ang install.God bless ,tom

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