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The dishwasher is probably 12-15 years old. It

The dishwasher is probably 12-15 years old. It now will stop running repeatedly and we must push harder on the door which is closed, with no play, yet it stops itself until we push on the door and it starts again for a while.

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Adjust the door lock. Check the door switch wires. Replace the door switch mechanism. In this order.

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about six month ago I purchese the dishwasher, But It just stopped working, the green clean light just blinks all day and night, but wont start it's, when I push the red start button comes on but turns off about 5 seconds later turns of, and wont run and clean my dishes. Could you please help me get strat the dishwasher to start up and run again. Thank you patrick c smith

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