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My GE Dishwasher Model #GHDA485N10CS heated dry/ normal wash lights flash and also makes beeping sound. I have tried all the reset and breaker reseet tests no help. any suggestions?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Amigaman
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SOURCE: 665.17019401 - Kenmore diswasher

It indicates a water temp problem. If water temp doesn't rise at a certain rate, by the heater, it goes into this error. Probably a problem with heater or wires to it.

Posted on Nov 22, 2007

johnychel
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SOURCE: dishwasher not running

hello sir.....
is the Start/Resume indicator flashing?
Opening the door or interrupting the power stopped the cycle. Close the door and press START/RESUME.

Does the Start/Resume indicator flash 3 times when you
press START/RESUME? The dishwasher is waiting for you to
open the door after the last cycle. Open and close the door,
then press START/RESUME.

may be the motor has stopped due to an overload....as you have mentioned...many of the buttons were pressed...
The motor automatically resets itself within a few minutes. If it does not restart, call for service.

In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777, or your nearest designated
service center.
In USA ..Call the Whirlpool Customer eXperience Center
toll free: 1-800-253-1301.

If you need further assistance, you can write to us with any
questions or concerns at:
Customer Interaction Centre
Whirlpool Canada LP
1901 Minnesota Court
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Won't run - normal light flashes

You may try removing power to D/W for a minute and reconecting. likely cause though is keypad (console). If a light above a pad stays on the pad is likely closed all the time. Normal is probably cycle most often used. you can test the keypad by removing power to D/W and accessing the control panel. remove conncter P-1 and using an ohmeter test resistance between 13 and 4 on the connecter coming from keypad. yes without very small clips or 4 steady hands it is a little tricky. in the field we use a breakout board. if you get any reading when not pushed pad is bad. you may find a manual inside the kickplate which explains the keypad sequence. it may be control but more likely keypad, even if test is inconclusive.

Posted on Jun 07, 2008

SOURCE: blinking lights on control panel

Same issue, machine is about 30 days past waranty. Door switch broke, but of course they (GE repair) do not fix the switch, you have to order the Escutcheon Body (whole panel) to fix ~$350 total.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

wolfpackicu
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SOURCE: Loud Buzzing Sound from Dishwasher

have you ever seen green led "Clean" light flashing? before or about the same time the buzzing sound started? and if so that would indicate that the control senses a fault in the temperature rise during the heating cycle and that the electronic control could be reset by initiating a service diagnostic cycle.(which is what you were trying to do) pls reread your manual there are times during that sequence that some buttons have to be pushed at the same time and within a certain amount of time..possible that your machine also has a bad timer which would give you a buzzing noise..if thats the case I would recommend replacing the cpu or control board..or the machin all together..The Kenmore Ultra Wash Quiet Guard name is sears but whirpool has the contract to produce all "kenmore products.hope that helps.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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