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MDBH945AWW won't start

The "Cycle Select" and "Delay 2-4-6" are the only two buttons that bring about any real response. Pressing the start button causes the "Heated Dry" light to illuminate very faintly. If I hold the "Heated Dry" button down for a bit the LED next to it blinks 5 times. Other than that it does nothing. If I could get my hands on a schematic that would make life much easier. There wasn't one behind the kick panel. Any other suggestions would be helpful.

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SOURCE: Control buttons don't work, Help.

donnson, sounds more like the touch panel shorted or stuck keypads. You can remove the touch panel ribbon from the control board and try to clean it with an eraser. You will need to remove the torx screws and remove the inside panel. See if it comes back to life. Behind the toe-panel on the bottom, there should be a tech sheet showing how to check the key pad. The key pad and control board are warranteed for 5 years on this model, parts only. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Jan 08, 2007

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SOURCE: Dishwasher won't start

Try first unplugging power cord for ten minutes, and also holding the start button pressed for ten seconds.

If it still does not start, then see the suggestion below from Repairclinic:

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

Power from the house
Door switch
Wiring
Timer or selector switch
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 Oct 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Won't start. Light on next to "heated dry" button & "#3" graphic

You have the lock activated. press and hold the HEATED DRY button for 3 seconds

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: "Light Dry" light flashes 5 times & odd light displayed

maytag website...all the help youll need

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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SOURCE: My Maytag steam dishwasher # MDBH980AWS won't do

My Maytag dishwasher # MDBH950AWW wont turn on no light but it has power in the outlet no power to the control board

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I am getting a 5H in the panel where the time cycle usually is and when I hit start it won t start


I think your dishwasher is in delay start mode. Some dishwashers can be set to start at a later time say for instance while everyone is sleeping. See if your control panel has a button that says delay start. If YES--just keep pressing it until it clears. Some go as high as 12H which is a 12 hr delay.

Feb 28, 2015 | GE Dishwashers

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What does a 5h code indicate


The GE dishwasher error codes I have seen start with a letter (usually "C") not a number. I suspect that this isn't an error, but an indication that you have activated the system to delay starting the dishwasher. I believe 5h represents a 5 hour delay. Pressing the "Delay" button should cycle through the different selections and eventually bring it back to Zero.

Feb 07, 2015 | GE Dishwashers

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Purple light is on and cycle won't start


It's possible that you have put the dishwasher into delay mode. Try powering off at the powerpoint as this will force a reset of all programming.



The pause/start button also sets the Delay Start feature which can delay the start of a wash program
from 1 to 12 hours.


To cancel Delay Start
Press the I button.

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What setting do you use for time delay on a Samsung NX 10, please?


Press MENU, select the camera-2 icon then select Drive. Select Timer then press Fn. Select the delay by rotating the dial or pressing left/right-arrow. Start the timer by pressing the shutter release button.

Full details are on page 54 of the manual.

Oct 19, 2012 | Samsung NX10 Digital Camera

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What setting do you use for time delay on a Samsung NX 10, please?


Press MENU, select the camera-2 icon then select Drive. Select Timer then press Fn. Select the delay by rotating the dial or pressing left/right-arrow. Start the timer by pressing the shutter release button.

Full details are on page 54 of the manual.

Oct 19, 2012 | Samsung NX10 Digital Camera

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Dishwasher ran all night still not finished. Error code 4H displaying.


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. The 4H is indicating your dishwasher is in the delayed wash start mode. Here is some information from Sears about what to do:


  • The number letter combination indicates that the dishwasher is in a "Delay Start" mode, as well as how many hours were set for the delay start.
  • The dishwasher will not start the wash until it reaches the delayed hour that it was set for. Example: 1H = 1 hour delay start, 2H = 2 hour delay start, etc.
    • To start the dishwasher immediately and not wait for the Delay Start time, cancel the "Delay Start" option, by pressing the Cancel button. Then program the cycle and options and press Start.
    • To start the dishwasher after the Delay time, select the cycle and options desired. Select the "Delay Start" option and on some dishwashers it requires, pressing the Start button.
    • Some dishwashers will display a countdown of the delay time on the display.
Note: Refer to the Owner's Manual or Use & Care Guide for specific instructions on using the "Delay Start" feature.

If you need more assistance we will need your exact model number in any of your future responses.
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Jan 04, 2011 | Dishwashers

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Water won't drain


Do the diagnostic test:
SHU 53 MODELS

To start test program, press and hold both SCRUB WASH and DELICATE/ECONO program buttons, then turn unit on by pressing ON/OFF button. Initially, control module version # will be displayed (e.g./ ?21? = version 1 with jumper). When wash program buttons are released, lights above them will flash. To end test program, press ON/OFF button.
To check each program indicator light, press its button. To check Cycle Countdown display, Refill Rinse Agent light and REGULAR WASH light, press REGULAR WASH button (press Delay Start button to test Cycle Countdown display alone). Cycle Countdown display will show “88′ when REGULAR WASH button is pressed and “8h” when Delay Start button is pressed.
To start testing, press both the SCRUB WASH and DELICATE/ECONO buttons a second time. When testing has ended, Cycle Countdown display will show a fault using codes below. If more than one fault occurs, code numbers will be added together, (e.g./ ?6? = faults 2 + 4).
0 = No faults detected 2 = Heating fault 8 = NTC (temperature sensor) fault
1 = Aqua Sensor (“Sensotronic”) fault 4 = Filling fault F = Filling fault (display occurs during wash, not test)
To check for heater, high limit or flow switch problems, start testing until heating starts. Using a meter with a current coil, measure current going into dishwasher. If current is ~ 11 A, then heater, high limit and flow switch are OK. If current stays at ~ 1.5-2 A, then heater, high limit or flow switch are faulty.
If water level switch (f1) has failed (opened), display will show fault code “4′ and unit will continually fill and drain where testing won’t be completed. If flow switch (e5) has failed (opened), display will show “0′, water won’t heat (to 150?F) and water won?t stop circulating. If NTC probe (f2/f4) has failed (opened), display will show fault code “8′ immediately and testing will end shortly after water has started circulating.
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The dishwasher not draining is most probably faulty drain pump or drain hose is got bit loose.It has to be checked and confirmed
.You can get required parts from www.repairclinic.com
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Aug 27, 2010 | Bosch 24 in. SHU53 Built-in Dishwasher

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How do i change the language on my washing


Press and hold the drying,delay start/temp select buttons altogether for 5 sec untill you hear a beep, then release all 3. press the dely start button to scroll through the available languages then select your chosen language by pressing the drying button once.

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The dishwasher has been running for 3 hours and seems to be stuck on 1 minute left. Upon opening, there was sudsy water remaining in the bottom, but the dishes looked clean. The washer just won't go to...


SHU 53 MODELS To start test program, press and hold both SCRUB WASH and DELICATE/ECONO program buttons, then turn unit on by pressing ON/OFF button. Initially, control module version # will be displayed (e.g./ ?21? = version 1 with jumper). When wash program buttons are released, lights above them will flash. To end test program, press ON/OFF button. To check each program indicator light, press its button. To check Cycle Countdown display, Refill Rinse Agent light and REGULAR WASH light, press REGULAR WASH button (press Delay Start button to test Cycle Countdown display alone). Cycle Countdown display will show ?88″ when REGULAR WASH button is pressed and ?8h? when Delay Start button is pressed. To start testing, press both the SCRUB WASH and DELICATE/ECONO buttons a second time. When testing has ended, Cycle Countdown display will show a fault using codes below. If more than one fault occurs, code numbers will be added together, (e.g./ ?6? = faults 2 + 4). 0 = No faults detected 2 = Heating fault 8 = NTC (temperature sensor) fault 1 = Aqua Sensor (?Sensotronic?) fault 4 = Filling fault F = Filling fault (display occurs during wash, not test) To check for heater, high limit or flow switch problems, start testing until heating starts. Using a meter with a current coil, measure current going into dishwasher. If current is ~ 11 A, then heater, high limit and flow switch are OK. If current stays at ~ 1.5-2 A, then heater, high limit or flow switch are faulty. If water level switch (f1) has failed (opened), display will show fault code ?4″ and unit will continually fill and drain where testing won?t be completed. If flow switch (e5) has failed (opened), display will show ?0″, water won?t heat (to 150?F) and water won?t stop circulating. If NTC probe (f2/f4) has failed (opened), display will show fault code ?8″ immediately and testing will end shortly after water has started circulating.

Aug 01, 2009 | Bosch SHU5315UC Dishwasher

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