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Indicator lights on Maytag dw model mdbh 955 do not light up. Plugged into live plug. Door is engaged and clicked shut. It's like there is no power to the unit but there is. Is there a reset button I need to check or a fuse?

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  • dwight_vogt Sep 05, 2009

    Thank you for your response. It is not the power, or the door switch, or the wiring. All work or look fine in the case of the wiring. So must be the last one option. Where are these?

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Hi,

Follow the steps :-

Power from the house Is there power getting to the dishwasher? This can be difficult to test, because dishwashers are usually wired directly to an electrical circuit, rather than plugged into the wall. But at least check for a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker.

Door switch The door switch is important because, if it's defective, the dishwasher won't work at all. To reach it, you need to remove the control panel cover, or sometimes the interior liner of the door. If it's defective, you need to completely replace it.

Wiring Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dishwasher, burns and breaks the connection. If that's the problem, the wires must be repaired/replaced as necessary. If that's not the problem, check the wiring to the door switch, the wiring between the door and the lower part of the dishwasher, and the wiring to the timer. Repair any broken, burned, brittle, or defective wiring, using the proper appliance-grade wire and connectors.

Timer or selector switch Although it's uncommon, the timer or the selector switch may be defective. If so, you need to replace the defective part, because neither of these can be repaired.

Hope i helped you.

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Posted on Sep 05, 2009

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Sep 05, 2009

    Thanks for your response too!!

    Let me provide you with 2 guides you can use to check whether it's Timer or Selector switch :-

    http://www.partselect.com/repair.aspx?ap...

    http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance...

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!


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