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I bought a house that has this dishwasher. I do not know how old it is. It does a great job of cleaning dishes but three problems: 1. how do you know when it is finished? it has no lights, only a plain front stainless door and runs very quietly. I've 'managed' the problem by only running it before bedtime so it's definitely done by morning. 2. The on/of light (that can only be seen on the top edge of the door if the door is open) stays on unless I manually push the off button. 3. It only starts if I slam the door shut quite hard. It won't start if I close the door normally. I realize these three problems might be related. Also, the bottom tray looks like it might be a replacement as it doesn't have much in the way of adjustable dividers like the upper tray does. Thank you!

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There is an indicator light on the top left side of the door, it's on when running and flashes for about an hour when done. There should be a reflector attached to the bottom of the countertop, with double sided tape, above the light, allowing you to see the light when the door is closed. It looks like a piece of clear plastic about 2x2 inches. To turn the dishwasher off, when not in use, you need to press the off button, and press the on button when you want to use it, that's normal for your dishwasher. The door latch might need a little adjustment. On the top edge of the dishwasher, in the center there is a small metal latch sticking out. You can loosen the screws and move the latch out, just a little, tighten it up again and see if that makes it easer to latch the door. Don't move it out too much or it could start leaking from the door seals. Also make sure the door is not rubbing on the cabinetry or countertop. The bottom basket should just have tines for 2 rows of plates, you should be able to fold one side down. Silverware goes in the cutlery tray at the very top of the dishwasher.

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