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Kenmore 665 dishwasher washing light stays blinking

The "washing" light on my 6yr old kenmore 665 dishwasher continuously blinks. The problem started when the washer would sometimes stop in the middle of the wash approximatly 30 min. after starting. Then the washer started to not drain. Now the "washing" light stays blinking while the door is closed but stops after opening the door.

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Could be faulty outlet pump

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