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Control Panel not working

Suddenly my dishwasher shows no sign of power. We checked the GFCI outlets to make sure there is power to the machine, but it shows no sign of even having power. The disposal switch is on the same outlet and works fine. Is there some sort of reset button? By the way this is the KUDPO1FL model.

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Re: Control Panel not working

I had the same problem with my dishwasher. I have model number kudso2frss4. My husband and Father-in-law checked all the electrical and they were all fine. They found that the high-limit tub thermostat was bad. They bypassed it with a wire until the part comes in. It is working great now. Hope it helps good luck

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