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My GE Profile dishwasher which may be 10 years old has worked perfectly until today. We push start and nothing happens. We have checked the breaker box and all appears fine. What else should I check?

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  • Check for a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker
  • Check that the dishwasher is plugged in securely
    or
  • Inspect the wiring connection to the dishwasher for burns or breaks.
  • Check the door latch
  • Test the door switch
  • Test the timer motor
  • Test the selector switch
  • Test the motor start relay
  • Test the motor
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    Hi there,

    is there any power coming into the unit. or the unit power up.
    better do turn off the breaker and restart again the machine.

    Posted on Mar 05, 2009

    • micromaster
      micromaster Mar 05, 2009

      check the ff:



      • Check to make sure it's receiving power.

      • If the circuit is receiving power, and the wall outlet is controlled by a switch, the switch may be faulty.

      • Make sure the door is tightly closed and latched. The dishwasher will not operate until the latch is properly engaged.

      • Make sure the water is turned on and the water temperature is high enough..

      • Make sure the controls on the control panel are properly set.

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