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Whirlpool Dishwasher - No power, lights, nothing

Whirlpool model GU940

Dishwasher was continually running in the wash cycle. Used cancel/drain feature to empty. On the next load, it started fine, but before completing the cycle, I noticed that it had just stopped. Warm/Hot clear water still in bottom.

Unit has touchpad type control panel. No reaction from any of the buttons. Circuit breaker is fine and I have checked and power is getting to the unit.

How do I check if the door switch is working properly? I can manually make sure connections are being made, but still nothing.

What else should I check? I have an analog multitester, but am only vaguely familiar with how to use it. Wiring diagrams are of little use, but I do have them.

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  • eb177 May 23, 2009

    Dishwasher starts fine but the digital timer goes no further than 76 and stays in the water heating cycle. We tried opening the door and closing but the cycle seems to be stuck at 76. Any solutions

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SOURCE: whirlpool dishwasher stopped working...

It sounds like the thermal fuse in the control console has blown.
Turn power off to unit.
Remove the outer door panel and then the console.
Remove the black plastic cover from over the circuit board if it has one.
You should see the thermal fuse clipped to the circuit board housing.
If you have an ohm meter, check for continuity across it, it should read closed.
If you don't have a meter, unplug the wires from it and and hook them together.
Turn power back on to unit, hold door switches down and cancel cycle. The washer should drain the water.
If this doesn't work, check your door switches to make sure they are closing properly.

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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SOURCE: problems with Whirlpool dishwasher model GU1500XTKB0

will these units (silo and jtrip) start back on their own? if so, it is likely they are heating the water.
otherwise it sounds like a logic board, unless there is a defective door switch or sensor issue.
electronics seem to be a recurring problem with whirlpool.
i would ask whirlpool (electorlux) to either buy it back or fix it.
good luck
mark

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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SOURCE: problems with Whirlpool dishwasher model GU1500XTKB0

have they checked the thernals on the bottom of the tub

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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SOURCE: dishwasher stopped and will not start

Try jigling the ribbon cable that is connected to the control panel. These ribbon cables sometimes fail. Also check the fuse on the control board to see if it is blown.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: No power to dishwasher; checked breakers they seem

you need to check the power only:
1- check the power come to the wall right ,if not
get elecricity man to bring it to plug in the wall
2- check the cord of m/c if it has fuse check it
and replace with same values ampers,....so on
3- if problem still check electricity reach at end of cord if not ,chang cord
4- if you still have problem inform us
>be ware of electricale chock it is your your life> thanks from me m abba

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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