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Reset code I recently had a problem with my dishwasher that required me to use a reset code on my control panel. I can no longer find the manual that tells me that code. I was wondering if anyone knows it as to save a tech call. The error occurs when the clean light flashes. We have checked the heating element and the tech told us there is no problem there, we just need to reset the machine. The error has occured again, but this time because I tried to run the machine right when we came home from vacation and the hot water tank was not turned back up yet. Thank you.

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Re: reset code

I believe the reset sequence is accomplished by pushing the NORMAL WASH then HEATED DRY buttons in that sequence two to three times. The unit will enter diagnostics mode, but can be stopped by pressing the CANCEL button. Let me know if this helps.

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