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Start light flashing

Hi there, I have a Whirlpool dishwasher ADP 951 and it'stopped working. The only indication that anything is wrong is that the "start" button flashes off and on. There was/is no other sounds, signs that there is anything wrong with the machine nor anything at the time it stopped working. I just went to use it one day and it won't start. If anyone can give me any advice re; getting it going again, it would be very much appreciated. I have tried turning the machine off at the powerpoint, but it hasn't changed anything. The machine has worked well prior to this and has been well looked after.

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  • Lisa37 Nov 03, 2007

    How much should this roughly cost to fix? Are the parts readily available? I`m in Perth Western Australia

  • ccw011502 Feb 26, 2008

    The red lock out light keeps flashing and i cant start washer . when i push the start buttons nothing happens.

  • Keywest Mar 01, 2008

    I have the same exact problem.

  • Gare Mar 02, 2008

    I have the dry light flashing 7 times then it stops for 2-3 seconds and then starts over again.

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    I have a ADP 951 and the start button simply will not activate the washer - the start button is not lit up and is not flashing. There is power to the unit as the program lights are working. The washer was working fine then all of a sudden the start button does nothing when pressed. Regards Kim

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2008

    yes. works for 10 mins then starts bleeping continually at rinse program and water residue in bottom of machine

    Have tried numerous times to restart but same problem occurs each time

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2008

    similar problem. have set program each time but after 10 mins start light flashes continually and bleeps until i hold it in. I have tried resetting but the same problem occurs There is also water left in bottom of machine

  • vegemitefox Dec 23, 2008

    hi there
    my start light flashes also. if i press it in - dishwasher goes again for a bit then stops. i cant seem to find operating manual for my adp 951 modulogic whirlpool - so i havent done any tests yet.. please help - and send me service manual - thankyou

  • genevieve205 Jan 10, 2009

    I used too much soap powder and it bubbled over and now won't start. How do I clear the moistrue in the overflow and, just by the way, where is the overflow????

  • sophievando Feb 07, 2009

    I have the same problem with my Whirlpool ADP 951. Yesterday I went to start the dishwasher and the start light is just flashing on and off and nothing else is happening. Can anyone help me get it going again?



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Start light on and no other action could mean that the door catch has gone faulty, test accordingly and replace if needed, no wash cycle will work if this item is faulty, the waste outlet pump may be the only part that will work on some models, this is a safety feature hope i have helped if so please rate me, work safe unplug when testing

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I Just held in the start button in for a while. There was water in the overflow underneath the filter and sliver safety tray. After I held in the start button and opened the door again and cheeked the overflow, that water drained out. Then I just closed the door and started it again on rinse. Don't be worried if only the wash selection lights are working. The start button should light up when you press start on the rinse wash. Imagine if the Whirlpool dishwasher ADP 951 was one of the fancy new ones, there would be a lot more steps. Hope I helped :) Ryleigh Pearson

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No it wasn't the door catch. The machine had leaked water into the overflow at the bottom and just needed to be dried out. Thats it! No parts or anything. Guy said maybe I had put in too much pwder and it bubbled up.

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