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Whirlpool dishwasher stops midcycle and control panel goes blank

I can't figure out where to find the model number on my dishwasher. It is a whirlpool and it was in the brand new house we bought in Aug '08!

The dishwasher starts fine and then it will just shut down. The lights won't shine at all on the front. Then when you open the door there is water standing in the bottom. When you shut the door the green light start/resume starts flashing again. You start it again and then it does the whole thing all over again.....please help. I hate the thought of replacing it. Thanks!

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  • kiwilder Feb 26, 2009

    I found it!!! DU915PWPBO

  • kiwilder Feb 26, 2009

    When I leave it run, it shuts down, we never get full cycle.....

  • kiwilder Feb 26, 2009

    Any idea on how much that will cost? Is this something that may be covered by the warranty on the electronic control system?

  • kiwilder Feb 26, 2009

    How do I check the door switches?

  • kiwilder Feb 26, 2009

    Are you talking about the circuit board....this is all new to me, so I need all the help you can give me......is this what I am wanting

    http://www.partstap.com/partsearch/model... the Cntrl-elec for $69.50? Sorry, this is all greek to me.

  • kiwilder Feb 26, 2009

    Sorry - I meant we bought it in Aug of 05.....My son was interrupting and I obviously messed that up! We have been in our new home for 3years +

  • Nikki Nicholson May 11, 2010

    Model number is located on the tank where the door fits into. It is a label that is approx. 2 inches long and an inch wide on either the right or left hand side. You may have a blocked drain, or the control panel that is failing. A model number will definelty help diagnose.

  • albert getty
    albert getty May 11, 2010

    inside door or on the side is model number if you leave it full cycle does it do any thing else?

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I would check you door switches.

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  • Nikki Nicholson Feb 26, 2009

    I missed you comment that it was in your new house. I would call Whirlpool for service as it will be under warranty if the unit was installed between Mar 08 and now. To check door switches I use a multimeter and check for continuity and reaction.

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And the controls dont advance? to the end of cycle?

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    albert getty Feb 26, 2009

    try replaceing controls

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    albert getty Feb 26, 2009

    it should by under warrinty but you can find cost here http://www.partstap.com/ thank you for useing fixya please rate me

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    albert getty Feb 26, 2009

    yes thank you for useing fixya please rate me please use warrinty first

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    albert getty Feb 26, 2009

    some part's are under extended warrinty you would have to look at your owners manuel thank you for useing fixya please rate me

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