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Whirlpool dishwasher won't advance from wash to rinse to dry.

We have a Whirlpool dishwasher model # DU945PWSQ0. We've not even had it a year, and suddenly it won't advance from the wash cycle, to the rinse cycle, to the dry cycle. Any ideas what the problem might be? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you kindly, Kristy.

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both have a wax motor on them that needs to be replaced you just remove the panel and replace the wax motor is what its called

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does sound like a timer issue, valve obviously works(fills in rinse) timer not advancing, ( sometimes can be from the timer knog hitting against he console itself, try pulling the knob out a bit, eprhaops its getting stuck.) looked up the timer 8535371 retails for about 115 bucks, dishwashers are no longer very expensive so keep that in mind while trying to repair this one

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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I had the same problem with my GE Adora. The dishes were getting cloudy and the soap dispenser would not open. Turns out the hard water deposits were causing the soap dispenser to stick shut. I purchased and used Dishwasher Magic which is a dishwasher cleaner designed to remove limescale, rust and buildup. I used as directed and now my dishes are sparkling and the soap dispenser pops right open.

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that is insolation it stay's on

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: dishwasher won't cycle through to rinse/dry/stop

Your timer switch is most likely defective.

It probably needs to be replaced.

It is like a clock with switches at different times

If it is stuck at a particular time it will run there forever.

Before servicing disconnect power!!!!!!!!!!

You can remove inside door panel with about 6 phillips screws or so.

Timer is directly attached to the dial on your machine.

These cost about $100.00 or less.

Can also be found used online for cheaper.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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