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My Whirlpool ADP8540 dishwasher keeps stopping, showing four (4) flashes for the fault code. I have cleaned all the filters and grilles inside the washer. There was some build up of scunge on various areas, as has been the case before. Every other time, a clean up of these areas stopped the fault. What does 4 flashes mean?
I have tried switching off the mains for 30 mins to reset.
No good.

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yust reset press heated dry-normal-heated dry normal-and it will work 100% remember that code it is reset code for wirpool quiet partner and many other models

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SOURCE: whirlpool quiet partner III. Clean light keeps flashing clean.

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i have had this dishwasher sdw60 for 18 months and it just keeps beeping, i have cleaned it ,turned it off at the mains it just dont wont to work. please help.

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SOURCE: Asko D3230 dishwasher pump will not turn off, with main switch on

This is a anti flood activation. It is a safety device (polystireen float and micro switch at the base of the washer) that keeps the drain motor running due to water leak / spill detection. Dry the water and rectify the leak (normaly pipe or clamp leak) and this should solve the problem.

















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