Re: Blinking Clean and Rinse lights on Maytag PD8460AWN
My Maytag PDB4600AWN quit working with a flashing CLEAN light and RINSE only button. I took off the bottom panel and took out the electrical diagram.
I ran the diag test, tried pulling power, and a series of other ideas just to see if the error always pointed to the same thing and it did. It's the motor pump. My Maytag is 10 years old. Not sure what yhe life span of such things are. My Mom had a Kenore dishwasher that ran 17 years. Don't think that happens anymore. I bought my Maytag laundry washer and dryer at the same time as my dishwasher and they have trouble now also. Guess those TV commercials were a little on the iffy side of truth. Hee heeeeeeeeeeeee. :)
I think I'll just buy a new dishwasher. The repair guys bill will be high enough that I may as well
buy a new dishwasher.
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Hello. Most likely, the humming sound you hear is a jammed drain pump which is activated immediately to pump out any stale or standing water below the level which you can see. Then, fresh, hot water enters the tub to start washing the dishes. I need the model number and exactly what lights are blinking--those blinking lights are error codes(combinations of 2 or more lights, one light blinking a certain number of times, then blinking again, a different number of times--ex 3 times, then 7 times) the lights blink a binary error code--thats why I need the model number to look up the code on the chart
Open the door.
Within 3 seconds press the following sequence --Try pressing normal wash,
heated dry, normal wash, heated dry, normal wash, heated dry three times within
6 seconds and then press cancel to reset the dishwasher. If that doesn't help
then try pressing Saini
Rinse, Heated Dry, Saini Rinse, Heated Dry, Saini Rinse, Heated Dry or Saini Rinse, Air
Rinse, Air Dry, Saini
Rinse, Air Dry 3 times in 6 seconds and then the Cancel Button. Close the door
and press Cancel.
Blinking lights would stop and should be able to use your dishwasher normally.
If the light is still blinking try and reset the power to the dishwasher and
try again. If still the light is blinking then check for the connections on the
keypad, it may be due to moisture or shorted connections on keypad.
helps... Please post back if you need more information.
My dishwasher runs but just does not clean and leaves food particles all over like its not getting clean water to it. I cleaned the passages of any food from the top end. Any suggestions. Its a moffit MLD4007l20ww
Change the circuit board, timer/progrsmer.
Take it out and clean contacts,
Look for burnt circuit line and solder a fine bead carefully on the circuit board, difficult. Use the pot and pan program.
Check the following: 1. Is the overfill protection float able to move up and down freely? Press down to release. 2. Be sure the water supply is turned on to the dishwasher.
3. Check for suds in the dishwasher. If foam or suds are detected by the dishwasher sensing system, the dishwasher may not operate properly or may not fill with water. Suds can come from: 1. Using the incorrect type of detergent, such as laundry detergent, hand soap, or dish detergent for hand washing dishes. 2. Forgetting to replace the rinse aid dispenser cap after filling (or refilling) the rinse aid, or spilling rinse aid into the tub (rinse aid causes suds to occur). 3. Using an excessive amount of dishwasher detergent.
I had the same problem with my Maytag Quiet Series 1 dishwasher until I read the comment left by the guest on June 1, 2008. I tried his suggestion about the rinse cap adjustment and WOW it WORKED. No more growling noise. Thanks you saved me a service call.
An angel of mercy on another blog posted this solution and it worked for me as well. My Whirlpool Quiet Partner Dishwasher would not work due to the CLEAN light flashing in 7 interval sequences. I followed these steps and my dishwasher is not working perfectly...hope it works for you:
"Well for mine which is a Whirlpool Gold Model # GU2400XTPS3, I found the seq of buttons that I had to push to reset the curcuit board. I think it may of been in this forum somewhere. But I had to push - Sani Rinse, Heated Dry, Sani Rinse, Heated Dry, and then the dishwasher went through it's diagnostic cycle and then after that the light stopped blinking and the dishwasher works great. Supposily, there is a Product Tech Sheet behide the kick panel of every dishwasher, but mine was gone so I had to find the information on the internet. You might want to do a serach for the correct seq of buttons you have to push to reset the curcuit board. If you know for sure that the heating element is bad, you will have to order one. "
press back and forth between hi-tempwash and sani rinse several times to get all lights to come on if not then press sani rinse and heated dry back and forth several times. one of though combos will start the test mode. the test mode will stop the light from blinking and you can use the dishwasher again