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Dishwasher will not start

Whirlpool dishwasher will not start start no matter which key pad is pressed. a red light will blink three times (which is normally green) under the print that says controls locked. i dont know the model number. i bought it from sears several years ago and have never had a problem until now.

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You have a clean light flashing. You need to reset you control. It is activated by a number of different situations. Find the tech sheet for your dishwasher which is normally located under the bottom plate of the dishwasher. If you can not find it give me the model number and I will tell you how to activate the diagnostic test. If you do find it follow the section that says diagnostic test. Then check and makes sure you heater element is operating.

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Flashing green light is reset by pressing two buttons in sequence 3-4 times, to reset your dishwasher press these buttons in sequence:

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Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

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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.



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You have pressed the indicator light flashing START/RESET pad while the START/RESET dishwasher is running. This will cancel the cycle. The light will stop flashing after the dishwasher drains (about 90 seconds).


Press the pad once to start the dishwasher. Press the pad a second time when the dishwasher is running only if you wish to cancel the cycle.


Power to the dishwasher was turned off while a cycle was running and power has just been restored to the dishwasher. The blinking lights indicate that the dishwasher is draining the potential water inside.


The light will stop flashing after the dishwasher drains. A new cycle will start automatically.


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