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Touchpad on GE monogram not working right

The touchpad won't let me change the wash cycle which is stuck on china/crystal. Also the light showing that the dishes are clean or santized doesn't come on. I don't care about that, but would like to change the wash cycle

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This is a pretty expensive repair that I don't usually recommend. You have a bad touchpad assembly, and may have a bad main control board. This is a pretty expensive maybe, with no perfect way of diagnosing both problems, without first installing the touchpad and testing to see if it is the only bad part. You can check to see if there is any warrantee left on the electronic parts. If your Dishwasher is only 2 to 5 years old, your owners manual will usually tell you what warrantees you have. Some only have a year warrantee, some have a 2 to 5 year electronic control warrantee. Also we are seeing a lot of these repairs right after there was a power surge in the area. You can have your dishwasher rewired by installing a normal receptacle that is accesible to you, and install a surge protector that your dishwasher is plugged into. You can also have an electrician install a surge protector for your whole house, in your circuit breaker box. If you do replace your dishwasher, the dishwasher that I have the fewest repairs with is the Whirlpool/KitchenAid model.

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Tips For Dishwasher for its safety and getting dishes cleanest


A) If your household is small, try gradullay accumulating a full load of dishes and rinsing as you go, instead of stacking dirty dishes in the dishwasher.

B) Cleaners and some elbow grease will always get pots and pans cleaner then the pots and pans cycle on the dishwasher.

C) Good crystal and china should be hand washed and not placed in the dishwasher since the detergents and jostling can damage them quite easily.

D)It can take several hours for dishes to dry when using the no-heat dry option the dishwasher. Try propping the door open to speed the drying process.

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