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The heated dry and clean lights flash together

On my Maytag MDB5100AWW dishwasher the heated dry and clean lights flash. It will not let me start the machine or clear the error.

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  • lollylisagal Mar 07, 2009

    I have the same problem tried to reset it still wont clear do i need a new contol panel?

  • Dale Tucker
    Dale Tucker Sep 08, 2013

    Worked great!

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Machine wont start, clean light flashing

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I had this same problem. I read on another blog that the manual recommends that you turn the power off to dishwasher. When you turn the washer back on, the lights still flash but then push the off button. The lights stopped flashing.

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