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Lock light flashes

Pressing cancel light and lock light and cancel light flashes together

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Check this FixYa link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t138411-control_lock_light_remains


Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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When the dishwasher doesn't sense a water temperature increase, it will stop working and lock the functions (clean light flashes 7 times, all buttons are non responsive). It does this as a safety in case the element is broken and feeding electrical current into the water.

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