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STOPS RUNNING IN MID-CYCLE

Hi, my dishwasher stops in mid-cycle, but when I push on the door it starts running again - for awhile at least. I have checked for binding and door misalignment, but everything seems to be in order - no obstruction whatsoever. Could it be the door switch?
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  • Paul Keeney Dec 01, 2007

    Falling Down, Changed the door handle micro switches out and it works fine. Thanks for the help. You just saved me a couple hundred dollars or more!!

  • karielle Nov 25, 2008

    my dishwasher starts, empties the standing water, fills with clean water and then shuts off.  It stops in the exact spot every time and there is nothing we can do to make it go again.  Help?!

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Dishwasher sropped running though its cycle. When you pushed on the center of dishwasher door the dishwasher started again. when you took your hand off the center of the door the disherwasher stopped again

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Try placing something like a chair with books or heavy objects on it in front of the door. Tip it with objects under the front legs and place objects on its seat until the pressure closes the door and the dishwasher starts. Put additional objects on the seat to insure vibration doesn't make the door pop open. If the cycle completes, the problem is probably the door switch. If not, the problem may be with the timer switch. If it's the timer switch the dishwasher will probably stop at the same position each time.

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