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On my Whirlpool Gold the adaptive wash, rinse only, and start/resume lights are on. And the normal, hi temp wash, doorlock, and cancel/drain lights are flashing. Will not run a cycle.

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This could be several things.
1. The heating coil in the bottom of the unit is bad.
2. The pump is plugged up with food.
3. The operating panel is bad.

If you take the kick panel off the front under the door, there should be a technicians service sheet. You can use that sheet to see what the exact problem is.

Posted on Apr 02, 2015

  • Trev72 Apr 02, 2015

    I looked at the sheet, and tried the reset sequence. Nothing happened .

  • Brad Brown Apr 02, 2015

    There are also tests on that sheet that can help you track down what the problem is. Start fresh by turning off the power to the machine and wait a minute and turn it back on. You may have to use the circuit breaker panel to shut it down.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold Quiet Wash Plus GU940SCGZ3

Press the cancel button, Then cut power to the dishwasher for a period of time. restore power to it then try a cycle.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold model GU1200 will not start wash cycle

FYI, for anyone else with the same symptoms. I took mine apart and found that the seal on the motor shaft failed and over time corroded the motor shaft bearing causing it to failed. I ordered full motor assembly from the parts store.

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Sounds like you might need a new Start button.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

kdrake84
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SOURCE: My Whirlpool Gold,quiet partner 3,model

On a "normal wash cycle"
turn all the spray arms at the 12 o'clock position.
Please answer the folling questions.
Will water enter the unit?
After water has stopped entering the unit can you hear the wash cycle start? The wash pump on? and water being sprayed?
Now open the door and see if the spray arms have moved.
Reading what you have posted I just want to make sure that there is never a wash cycle running.

Please post answers.

Thank

Keith

Posted on Mar 01, 2011

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SOURCE: The normal wash light is

Hi... you need a new control board ... seen this lots of times

Posted on Mar 29, 2011

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