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I am helping some friends with their property while they are overseas. Their tenants called to say that the dishwasher is not draining. My friend said that the same thing happened before they left. They said that the water was getting too hot and they were able to push some of the control buttons to reset it. Does this make sense? And, how would I do this?

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Probably not. BUT the tenant may be opening the door before the rinse/dry cycles are complete. You can change the water temp selection by changing the wash setting. settings like "high temp" and "pots and pans" on most machines will wash in hotter water. try closing the door and press and hold the start button. that might pump out remaining water. also Make sure drain hose (under the sink) has not been moved.

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    Probably not. BUT the tenant may be opening the door before the rinse/dry cycles are complete. You can change the water temp selection by changing the wash setting. settings like "high temp" and "pots and pans" on most machines will wash in hotter water. try closing the door and press and hold the start button. that might pump out remaining water. also Make sure drain hose (under the sink) has not been moved.

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I HAD THIS SAME PROBLEM. TRY PUSHING THIS SEQUENCE OF BUTTONS: HEATED DRY, NORMAL, HEATED DRY, NORMAL. THIS RESET MY PANEL AND IT IS WORKING NORMALLY NOW. I FOUND THIS SUGGESTION ON ANOTHER SITE.

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Here is the solution to your problem. Push in this order, High temp, heat dry, high temp, heat dry, all the lights will begin to blink. After they stop, the dishwasher will start. Press cancel twice.

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There is a small replacable part on the control panel circuit board which is like a fuse. It actually is a temperature fuse and it blows when the environment gets too hot for the circuit board. Unplug the dishwasher and take the door apart so you can see the circuit board. If you trace the power wires one of them leads to a little white module with 2 electrical tabs. Unplug the 2 wires and unsnap the module. You can check it with an ohm meter. IF its good the meter will register almost a short. f it's bad it will be open. The parts place I went to didn't even need a model number and he says he goes through a lot of them.

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SOURCE: the clean light keeps blinking and it won't reset to wash dishes.

The blinking clean light is an interruption in the dishwasher program that usually indicates a component problem or program malfunction. If a component is defective, it's usually attributed to the heating cycle or thermostat failure. To rule out component failure, or program error, the following link explains how you may be able to clear the blinking clean light problem and possibly avoid a service call:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575752-dishwasher_blinking_clean_light

Keep in mind all dishwashers are not alike and have different panel options. If you do not have the same set up that I have mentioned, the tech sheet for your dishwasher will explain the touch pad functions. The tech sheet is located behind the lower toe panel under the door and lists the proper sequence of buttons to push for diagnostics and troubleshooting. Just remove the screws that hold the panel in place and remove.

NOTE: Sometimes the tech sheet is located behind the inner door panel. You will need to remove the screws securing the inner panel to access it if this is the case. Make sure you turn off the main power breaker before doing so.

In many cases, I found this to be a momentary glitch in operation. If the problem keeps reoccuring the number of flashes is an indication of WHICH circuit is causing your problem. As all dishwashers differ in operation and features, refer to your tech sheet for the recommended troubleshooting steps.

NOTE: Some dishwashers use the Sani-Rinse/Air Dry combination, some use the Sani-Rinse/Heated Dry combination. Some use a sequence of three, others use a sequence of 5 pushes of the buttons. If the tech sheet is not located behind the lower toe panel, it should be affixed somewhere under the dishwasher. I have also found them located inside the inner door panel. Please post back and let me know if you still need assistance.

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