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Frigidaire Dishwasher (model FDB1050REB0) Wash Light Flashing

When I attempt to start my Frigidaire Dishwasher (model FDB1050REB0) the washing light comes on and continues to flash but the cycle does not start. I have replaced the control module but still have the same problem. The door is latching shut with no problem but I can't imagine what else it could be. Do you think I need to replace the door latch?

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  • p_leckie Feb 13, 2009

    My washer is just over a year old and the washing light just started flashing when we press start. No idea what the problem is. 

  • glennsamia Feb 15, 2009

    I have the same problem on a GE Profile Performance dishwasher.
    the "washing" light is blinking.

  • thedoors111 Feb 16, 2009

    I have the same problem. How can I fix it?

  • kpeters82402 Mar 21, 2009

    When trying to start the dishwasher the wash button just flashes on and off non-stop.  What causes this?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    I got ready to turn my dishwasher on and it won't start. the washing light just flashes but it won't do anything else. I have tried to reset the breaker and unplug it and plug it back up and everything. Nothing works.

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I had the same problem : Wash light flashing. I cut the breaker, turned it back on, held the heat / start buttons...No change. I thought of replacing the control panel but first I removed the latch. There are two contact switches kind of like old small engine points. I cleaned / lightly filed them. Reassembled and it works fine!

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Well, I've got a different problem. I need a control module!!!

BUT!

The flashing WASH light appears to indicate the door latch (switch) is not fully engaged. I proved that I mine which works, just doesn't pump out/drain water. If I unlatch the door and then press START, the WASH light blinks.

*WARNING* 120V ELECTRICAL CURRENT! ONLY ATTEMPT THIS IS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!

The switch is located behind the control panel (5 screws from the inside.) The Hot (Black) AND Neutral (White) wires comes from the electrical input and pass through the switch. You can do a simple continuity check with the power disengaged to test the path through the switch and into the control module (pins 3 & 9m black and white).

Now... anyone have a Control Module (working) they want to give/sell to me so I don't have to go buy a new dishwasher? I just replaced the drain valve on mine :( If you do, you can send me a note vidioteic (at) gmail (dot) com

Happy Washing!

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