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Dishwasher starts then stops

After pressing the normal cycle button, then the start button, the dishwasher begins to run (no water enters tub), then the water heating light comes on for approximately 2 seconds then goes out followed by the dishwasher shutting itself off. The entire process takes about 5-8 seconds.

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Re: Dishwasher starts then stops

My (KUDI01TJ)Dishwasher did the same thing.
I Pressed start, it acted like it was starting and then turned off.

I started the rapid advance service diagnostic feature:
1.Close dishwasher door "Hi-Temp Wash" "Energy Saver Dry" "Hi-Temp Wash" "Energy Saver Dry"
This started the diagnostics and the dishwasher went through each cycle.
After this, my dishwasher worked fine.

I think the controller must have got in some wierd mode and unpluging the washer would not clear it out but running the
diagnostics cleared it.
Hope this works for you
-Steve Payne

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My dishwasher starts then stops and the "rinse only" starts blinking. I have reset by turning off the breaker and either the same thing happens or it will fill with a little water. Also if there is a level of water in the machine it will drain by pushing the cancel/drain button. If it's the control board, where can I get one?

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Dishwasher was running when it wanted, wife called me this morning and said, "it's done." Having repaired appliances years ago, I tore the door down to get at the controls. I pulled the control boards out and checked all the soldering points, as on many microwaves, it is just one or two points that melt from a short and need to be re-soldered. The boards were fine. I checked out this discussion board and did the diagnostic reset. Hi Temp wash, Energy Saver, Hi Temp wash, Energy Saver and it fired up this time and stayed on. I still plan to pull the dishwasher tomorrow after work and clean the water inlet and the drain area. I replaced the heating element last year for about $275 with my appliance discount. I got 9 years out of that! The parts guys couldn't believe it, they said they usually last 3-4 years, crazy! Anyway, it is up and running thanks to everyone here, thanks to you and to the internet!

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My kitchenaid dish washer clean light blinks 7 times then pauses. what is wrong?

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Re: Dishwasher starts then stops

Water inlet valve defective or clogged , check for drain water pump obstructed too. inlet valve around 30.00 . if the pump is broke no just clogged 230.00 plus labor. if you need more info let me know thanks

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