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The button will not engage

I have an EDW 5505 ESSO Electrolux icon dishwasher. For a few weeks now, I have only been able to push the normal button, not the short, heavy or auto button. Now nothing will work!!!!

Please advise. This unit is only 1 1/2 years old.

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SOURCE: Grinding noise in Electrolux edw550 dishwasher

One cause can be if the seal failed and allowed some watter to get into the motor bearings. Look to see if this might have occured. The other thing is if debris got into the pump impellers and cannot clear. This can tear up the impellers.

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The issue is with the control panel that should be replaced as it is bad. You can check this diagram and buy the parts from this link. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.


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