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Lock on light flashing

Kenmore dishwasher model 665 15812990. My lock on light is flashing and the dishwasher won't start. I tried holding down the NO DRY HEAT button for 4 seconds as suggested on the instruction panel. I also tried tripping the circuit to reset the washer. That didn't work either any suggestions?

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I finally decided to calm down and use my head and managed to solve the problem. I read the instructions that are on the top of the dishwasher door. ( Smart move on my part HUH!) It said that when the door lock light is on everything is disabled. Hold the air/dry button down for 4 seconds and the lock light will go out. Guess what, IT WORKED. Here is what I learned from this. Always read all instructions. I spent $9.95 for an answer that was right in front of me. Humans can be so dumb I am!!!!

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The flashing lock light problem might be caused by a stuck key on the touch panel console.
If the control board detects that a key is stuck, then the dishwasher will suspend operation until the key is unstuck. If a key without a light is stuck or multiple keys are stuck, the control will flash the Lock light.
The way to fix this is to replace the touch panel console.

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Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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