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Hello, Im having problems with my Kenmore dishwasher 15762000. The air rinse button is continously blinking. I can get it to stop and have the washing button light up but nothing ever starts. I tried some clicking back and forth hi temp and sani suggested in other parts of this site still nothing. Iv also turned off fuse to kitchen. Nothing has worked. Are there any different reset options?

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  • bartonwf Jul 30, 2008

    Can only get the quick wash cycle to work.  I am looking for a new control panel.

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You have a bad control board/touch pad. All D/W's that have a solid state timer panel have a obvious problem in my eyes.......STEAM/CONDENSATION....both are in contact with a CIRCUIT BOARD!!!!! NOT TO MENTION IT'S HARDLEY PROTECTED IN THE FIRST PLACE from moisture.These errors NEVER EXISTED on rotary turning timers.Leave the lights and fancy display panels to video games.Consumers are being ripped off by bad designing and cheap quality control.
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