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My Whirlpool quiet wash plus 940 series is stuck on "lock out"

The dishes were not dry when I opened the dishwasher yesterday. When we shut it last night it blinks that it is still in the normal wash/dry modes and then after several seconds goes into the "lock out" mode and just keeps blinking that light.

We have tried to button for cancelling and also the one to start the lock out button or change the lockout and it doesn't work?

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Same problem and I was about to call for service. Opened the dishwasher to get the model number and noticed a sticker stating to hold down the Heated Dry button for 5 seconds to clear the lock light. Worked for me!

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Have the same problem with my Sears ( made by Whirlpool ) 1603. Visited the store and the man said it must have had a power surge. Even the slightest will FRY the electrical in the Power Pad unit. Cost to repair, maybe $ 120 for new unit , installation costs, plus $65 for the man to get in the truck. Is it worth it ? They had the same, but newer Dwasher on sale for $390 , free delivery , pay for installation, take out old $20. What to do....

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