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To reset it, you will have to have the door open. It can not be latched. Press "Heated Dry," "Normal," "Heated Dry," "Normal" within three seconds of the first pressed button. Now close the door, this should reset your dishwasher.17 Dec 2012
if your dishwasher is recieving power and the circuit is controled by a switch,the swtich is faulty,check the swtich by multi tester if switch is defective replace the switch with new one.
check also the door if is tightly closed and latched.The diswasher will not operate until the latcht is prop[erly engagaed.to check this close and latch,closed and latch the door,holding the latch tightly inb place,then still pressing the latch closed, turn the control knob to the ON position.check if the dishwasher work,the latch is faulty and should be cleaned and tightened or replaced.best regard
The plastic latch release inside the door handle is broken. Most likely one of the pins holding it in place has broken.
First go to your local dishwasher supplier and look at a similar brand (GE Profile in my case) and see how the mechanism works. Next, get a thin pair of siccors, pull the dishwasher handle down and slid the siccors into the opening above the handel and push the tab holding the door closed up so it will release.
Once the door is open, remove the inside of the door to get to the latch. Remove the plastic latch release and order a new one.
Check that the water supply is turned on. The valve may be located under the sink.
Check the door latch
Test the door switch
Inspect the float assembly
Inspect the fill tube for kinks
Test the float switch
Check the inlet valve filter screens
Test the water inlet valve
Test the drain valve lever arm
Check the drain valve
The door latch pulls the door tightly closed to prevent water leakage around the door. It is also designed to prevent operation while the door is open. The door latch works in concert with the door switch to ensure that the door is tightly closed and latched. The door switch is a separate part from the door latch and is found inside the cabinet. The switch is off when the door is open. Depressing the switch closes the circuit and enables dishwasher operation. Closing the door does not depress the switch all the way. Only when the door is closed and latched, does the door fully depress the switch.
If the door latch is not properly aligned it may not pull the door tightly closed and the door switch will not be fully depressed. Unless the switch is fully depressed the dishwasher will not operate.
It is a simple matter to determine whether the door latch is the problem. Simply open the door, close the latch and select a cycle and depress the switch. Note that if the test is successful, with the door open, the dishwasher will operate and water may spray out. Make sure to first remove all tools from inside the dishwasher. Do not reach inside the dishwasher during the test. Now, inspect the cabinet where the door makes contact with it and locate the door switch. It may have a protruding button or spike or more likely it is a hole with a piece of metal or plastic inside it. You must fully depress that switch. If the switch is recessed, then use a non-conductive object, such as a wooden pencil, to depress the switch