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Why won't my dishwasher start?

The lights on the front panel are not lit when pushed. What might need replacing or repair?

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1. check the socket by unplugging the dishwasher and plugging in another appliance you know works ok a kettle or radio etc, this will prove your supply is ok.
2. Check the fuse fitted to your dishwasher to ensure it is ok. or change it for one the same size amps.

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    Remove the dishwasher plug from the wall socket and plug in another appliance you know works like a radio or kettle etc,this will prove you have power to the socket. Also check the fuse in the plug to the dishwasher or replace it with a fuse of the same size AMPS

  • Crofter Apr 30, 2015

    Remove the dishwasher plug from the wall socket and plug in another appliance you know works like a radio or kettle etc,this will prove you have power to the socket. Also check the fuse in the plug to the dishwasher or replace it with a fuse of the same size AMPS

  • Crofter Apr 30, 2015

    Remove the dishwasher plug from the wall socket and plug in another appliance you know works like a radio or kettle etc,this will prove you have power to the socket. Also check the fuse in the plug to the dishwasher or replace it with a fuse of the same size AMPS

  • Crofter Apr 30, 2015

    Remove the dishwasher plug from the wall socket and plug in another appliance you know works like a radio or kettle etc,this will prove you have power to the socket. Also check the fuse in the plug to the dishwasher or replace it with a fuse of the same size AMPS

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