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Air Dry Button just flashes

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Our dishwasher will not start at all now the Air Dry Button just flashes. I tried to hold it in for 5 seconds like the manual says but it just switches off then the lock button lights up for a second or two then it goes back to the blinking Air Dry button. If any other buttons are hit the lock button lights up then it goes off and back to the blinking Air Dry button. I also tried turning off the circuit breaker for 5 minutes like whirlpool suggested and it didn't help. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jeff

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That is the fault code indicating the button is stuck. the touchpad must be replaced. the lock light indicated two or more buttons activated at same time

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Hello, Thank You for using FixYa. I will be helping you today.Try holding down the dry button for 5 seconds or if this model has a lock button.
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How to Unlock Any Appliance or Turn Off Child Lock


<span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate, press and hold the "&lt;" button until the Child Lock LED goes out.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press "Settings" followed by the number "5" to deactivate Child Lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Bosch Washing Machine:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate Child Lock, press the Start/Pause button and hold down for 5 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press the Menu button until CHILD LOCK :ON appears in the display.</li> <li>Press the Select button until CHILD LOCK :OFF appears in the display.</li> <li>Press the Start/Pause button and the key symbol should disappear.<br /></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Danfoss Thermostat:</span><br /><br /> <ol> <li>Press the control knob or button and hold it in place.</li> <li>Turn the knob counterclockwise until you see the word "Code" appear in the display.</li> <li>Turn the knob clockwise and select the code "0033."</li> <li>Press on the control knob until you see an icon of a clock or a hand appear or disappear indicating that the child lock has been set or unset.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Delonghi Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>To deactivate Child Lock, press the STOP/CLEAR key until the beep is heard.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Delonghi Portable Air Conditioner:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Pressing the "+" and "-" buttons on the control panel together for more than two seconds unlocks the keypad.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Fisher & Paykel Dish Drawer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Disable the child lock by pressing and holding the key with a key and lock symbol printed on it until the padlock symbol disappears from the screen.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Frigidaire Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the No Head Dry button (or the Rinse Only, Delay Start or Air Dry button depending on model) for 3 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Frigidaire Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the "Control Lock" button for five seconds to release the lock.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the "Options" and "Select" buttons simultaneously and hold for 10 seconds to release the door lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">GE Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the Heated Dry button for 3 secs.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">GE Electric Stove:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold "Lock" for three seconds to release the child lock function.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Dishwashers:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press the "Heated Dry" button, and hold for four seconds until the "Lock On" icon light turns off.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Hold the "Sensor Dry" or "Lock" symbol down for three seconds until the lock indicator light goes off.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Dryer:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Touch and hold Cancel for 5 seconds to deactivate the lock.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Range:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Push and hold the Lock button for 10 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kenmore Washing Machine:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold "Drain & Spin" for 3 seconds to release the child lock.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold Cancel for 10 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Hold the "End of Cycle" button down for 5 to 6 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Hold the Child Lock button for 5 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kitchenaid Dishwasher:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold Energy Saver/Dry button for 5 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold Lock button for 5 seconds.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Kitchenaid Microwave:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press and 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I would print out a copy for your future use and reference. I also have a file on my computer that I title "Home Appliances and Equipment" which is where I download and save an electronic copy so I always have a backup copy saved, since manuals aren't always readily available on the web, as the appliances get older.

http://www.jennair.com/assets/product/6_920374_A.PDF

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