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Drawers Stuck I've had my dishwasher for a couple of years now. All of the sudden the drawers are extremely difficult to open. I have to use all my strength to pry open the drawers so I can get the dishes out.  It started out as only the bottom drawer having the problem and now both drawers are having it.  It seems to be running fine because the dishes that were in the drawer before it got stuck were cleaned.  And there is nothing blocking the drawer from opening.  It seems like the seal that covers the drawer when its closed has lowered and is not raising up anymore. Any ideas? Thanks, Craig

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  • CraTay Jan 22, 2008

    Hello,



    We got someone to come out and look at the problem. It was fixed by rebooting the system. We had to hold down two of the buttons for 8 seconds (or something like that) and wait for a beep. I guess the software had a problem which caused the seal to remain engaged. If anyone has a similar problem you can look in your manual for the exact buttons to hold and for how long in order to reboot the software.



    Thanks,

    Craig

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    I have the same problem - How did he fix his problem? Please let me know

    laurieprovost@aol.com

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Stuck drawer on dish washer - just the bottom one for now. Please let me know how to reboot system.

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I turned off the electrical breaker for about 8 seconds and it rebooted itself

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The lid acuators have been up dated(due to this problem) though i find it hard to beleive both are bad

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