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FDW60 Hello, I have a Hotpoint FDW60 dishwasher. It seems to have the usual quality issues but the actual problem is different to most I see on here. The machine has only been used about 20 times, but yesterday the following happened, I loaded and selected intencive program, when I pressed start the machine made a shriek/chipping sound, it seemed to run for about 5 seconds then stopped with the power and prewash lights flashing erraticly for about 3 seconds then was totaly dead, no power light or anything, just about an inch of water in bottom. After 10 mins or so the power light will come back on if I keep turning it on and off but next time I try to start it just the same. Any ideas? Thanks Tom

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Tom, If your dishwasher is still under warranty, best thing will be to contact Hotpoint's service center for repair the problem.

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