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GU1200xtks0 Blinking Lights

One night it worked and the next morning it didn't. First the Rinse Only light was flashing. I tried disconnecting the power source and allow the machine to reset as instructed by the Whirlpool customer support. Now the RINSE ONLY and the CHINA CRYSTAL lights blink continuously. How do I properly reset the machine to allow it to function again?

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Try pressing heated dry, normal, heated dry, normal keys within 6 seconds. All lights should come on and the machine should enter diagnostic mode. If this does not work remove the 2 screws that hold the toe panel on at the bottom front of the dishwasher, attached inside you will find a tech sheet that tells you how to enter the diagnostic mode. Once you get it in diagnostic mode let it do it's thing, will take about 20 minutes total. At the end the control will be reset. If the fault comes back then troubleshoot according to the tech sheet, or call for service.

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