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Maytag dishwasher MDB5601AWS won't turn on

All of a sudden, my Maytag dishwasher MDB5601AWS won't work. The front touch panel won't light up when I push the buttons to start the wash. There are no lights to the front display working. I checked the breaker and made sure the door was closed and latched. Any ideas??

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  • melod2004 Jan 25, 2008

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  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    could i have the serial number from the unit

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    with soundblock II, Unit will not start. Checked breakers and connection to unit. All good. The door closes and clicks closed but the light panel does not show any lights. Have tried pushing all buttons; nothing happens. Tried to reset turning breaker off for a minute then turning on. No lights come on.
    Checked the float switch manually and no water or light on control panel. I do not have a manual from the purchase of this home. Not sure what year unit was made either.

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Ok under the bottom kick-plate you will find a tech sheet first id start with where my power comes in under the kick plate second remove the front panel and check the door switches third check the control for a fuse or burned wires resistors etc refer to the tech sheet but it sounds to me like a power problem

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