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Dishwasher light blinking that dishes are clean but it won't run any cycles

Is there a reset on dishwashers

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SOURCE: Kenmore Dishwasher model # 665

replace control board

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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SOURCE: "Clean light" keeps blinking; dishwasher won't start new cycle

close the door and to cancel that just press hi temp and hetaer dry again hi temp and heater dry and all the lights is gonna light up, it getting into test mode.
After that press cancel
Now get somebody to replace the thermistor of your machine

Posted on May 09, 2008

SOURCE: "Clean light" keeps blinking; dishwasher won't start new cycle

It says in the manual to check the heating element.

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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SOURCE: ''Clean'' light is blinking, ''Cancel'' does not reset the cycle.

If the clean light flashes 7 times, pauses, then repeats...

When the dishwasher doesn't sense a water temperature increase, it stops working and locks the functions (clean light flashes 7 times, all buttons are non responsive). It does this as a safety in case the element is broken and feeding electrical current into the water.

To resolve this you will have to reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in sequence...

-high temp wash
-heated dry
-high temp wash
-heated dry

...all the lights will turn on briefly and the machine will start a diagnostic cycle. You can press cancel or let the diagnostic cyle finish (1-2 minutes).
You should now be able to run the dishwasher as normal.

If the issue returns, you could have a problem with the heating circuit (ie. element, thermostat or wiring).
It rarely happens but it could also be the door switch not engaging properly when the door is closed (slightly bend the door latch down making sure it doesn't hit the door when you close it).

Good luck!

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Clean light blinks, dishwasher won't start,

turn the power off at the breaker for 10 minutes and check it then.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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There are some things you can try, however, if your Maytag dishwasher is not getting your dishes as clean as you would like. Maytag recommends several processes for fixing this issue with your dishwasher.


Do not run your Maytag dishwasher while hot water is being used in other parts of your home, such as washing clothes or showering. Hot water is needed for your Maytag dishwasher to properly clean dishes.


Run water in the sink in your kitchen until it gets very hot. Then, turn on your Maytag dishwasher. This will ensure that the water cleaning your dishes is the hottest possible temperature.


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there is a temp related problem..this could be in the wash cycle not letting water get hot enough or a heater failure....remove your kickplate..there is a tech sheet..it explains how to reset this blinking light.....Bruce Denton

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