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Maytag dishwasher MDB6100 light flashing

The heated dry light is flashing on my dishwasher - it won't start up - any idas?

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SOURCE: Maytag MDBH950AWS Dishwasher won't start


Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Won't run - normal light flashes

You may try removing power to D/W for a minute and reconecting. likely cause though is keypad (console). If a light above a pad stays on the pad is likely closed all the time. Normal is probably cycle most often used. you can test the keypad by removing power to D/W and accessing the control panel. remove conncter P-1 and using an ohmeter test resistance between 13 and 4 on the connecter coming from keypad. yes without very small clips or 4 steady hands it is a little tricky. in the field we use a breakout board. if you get any reading when not pushed pad is bad. you may find a manual inside the kickplate which explains the keypad sequence. it may be control but more likely keypad, even if test is inconclusive.

Posted on Jun 07, 2008

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SOURCE: frigidaire dishwasher FDB1050REB0 flashing washing light but doesn't start

Try running the hot water in your kitchen sink until the dishwasher kicks on.

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Won't start. Light on next to "heated dry" button & "#3" graphic

You have the lock activated. press and hold the HEATED DRY button for 3 seconds

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Quiet Series 300 Legacy Series Dishwasher

Mine was doing the same thing and I just pressed and held down the heated dry button until the light went off. Then I was able to start my machine as usual. Hope this works for you.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Maytag Quiet

The "3" means hold for 3 seconds to child proof it. When it's on, none of the functions work. When you hold it again for 3 seconds, it turns off and your buttons will work again.
Good luck!

Posted on Oct 06, 2010

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all the lights will go on then off. on my machine it started the normal wash cycle. I let it run normally so far this worked.
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