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Normal + rinse light flashing on dishwasher

The normal + rinse light keeps flashing. I have tried the "resets" but nothing works. I want to replace the bad part, but not sure whether to replace the Control Panel or the Electronic Control Board. Any ideas?

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  • Alex Tsotsos Apr 18, 2014

    the dishwasher won't run at all. It just stopped in the middle of a cycle on its own. I have tried the combination of buttons to get it into diagnostic mode to no avail.

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It sounds like something has came loose. you have to take the control panel apart and you should find a grey flat plastic cabel about 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide.hook it back up and maybe use some electrical tape to keep it in place and that should fix it.

Posted on Apr 21, 2014

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SOURCE: problems with Whirlpool dishwasher model GU1500XTKB0

have they checked the thernals on the bottom of the tub

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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.
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Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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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: Whirlpool dishwasher won't work at all

Hi,

If your dishwasher doesn't work at all, check these:

Power from the house Is there power getting to the dishwasher? This can be difficult to test, because dishwashers are usually wired directly to an electrical circuit, rather than plugged into the wall. But at least check for a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker.

Door switch The door switch is important because, if it's defective, the dishwasher won't work at all. To reach it, you need to remove the control panel cover, or sometimes the interior liner of the door. If it's defective, you need to completely replace it.

Wiring Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dishwasher, burns and breaks the connection. If that's the problem, the wires must be repaired/replaced as necessary. If that's not the problem, check the wiring to the door switch, the wiring between the door and the lower part of the dishwasher, and the wiring to the timer. Repair any broken, burned, brittle, or defective wiring, using the proper appliance-grade wire and connectors.

Timer or selector switch Although it's uncommon, the timer or the selector switch may be defective. If so, you need to replace the defective part, because neither of these can be repaired.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Won't run - normal light flashes

When I had this problem, it turned out to be the heating element.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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