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Flashig lights, ticking sound, unfinished cycle

Just moved in a new house, new dishwasher in it. After using a few times it started to act up. After selecting a cycle and pushing the start button it starts, fills up with water and after some time, 2-5 minutes later it stops. All four of the lights (washing, drying, clean, sanitized) start flashing and or a ticking sound is heard from the door (around the selector area). Sometimes both the same time, sometimes either ticking or flashing.
Only been used a dozen times since brand new. I have no bill or invoice for the machine so I doubt warranty applies.
What can be wrong, timer broken?
Thanks for the help

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  • Frank Gilice Nov 09, 2007

    The complete model number is FDB1250REC2, the serial number is TH70755712



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It sounds like it may be a heater problem or motor start problem. If you will post the complete model number from the decal, I may be able to look up something on it.
You should be able to get warranty service even without the proof of purchase as long as the manufacturing date proves it is within the warranty period. The date code is in the serial number.
If you will post it also I can look it up and tell you when it was built.

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

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    Michael Lindley Nov 09, 2007

    Thanks for the model and serial numbers.

    The only reason given in the manual for the cycle status lights to blink is if the door is open or dooor switch fails. However since all of them are blinking at the same time I expect there is a control board problem.

    The good news is you should be able to get it repaired in warranty. It was built in February of 2007 and should be covered by one full year warranty on complete machine. I recommend you contact Fridgidaire and get a service call set up.

    Post back if you have any more questions.




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