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Problem with GE Profile Dishwasher

Control panel on top of door does not light up when power is applied. Also a high pitched sound is continuously emitted - I shut power off to reset the control panel. Turned power back on, same situation - no lights and high pitched sound. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • RFS170 Mar 25, 2008

    I got the same problem (no lights on the control panel) .When i close the DW it beeps...some settings are on and it will only start if i use a flat item to press the Start button. (no idea what the setting is but one of the heated lights are on.

    thjis problem happened when we got 2 short power outage within 5 min.

    I have turned off power to DW at the main electric panel. did it with intervals of 2 min/10 min/2 hours/12 hours and finally 24 hours( I was desperate for it to work)

    The dishwasher goes through a whole cycle , like I said before by pressing Start with a flat silverware, so in a way it works ...but not how it's supposed too..i am thiking control panel got fried ??? HELP !

  • sabraun1 Sep 07, 2008

    I have replaced the control module and this did not fix the problem. The display does not light at all until you shut the door. At this point it beeps and you con see some lights on. It will run for a short time then guit.

  • capecodsusan Dec 23, 2008

    I have the same problem, same situation (happened after a power outage), and the same solution (using a flat object to operate the start button when the door is closed). I just had a technician come out today and I'm not convinced he knows the solution. He told me it is either the keypad or the electronics that need to be replaced--Estimate was about $350.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    I have a similar problem. The time delay button does not work and then dishwasher is stuck on Antibacterial setting. I have tried to turn off the power at the breaker with no help.

  • lindaosterlu Mar 30, 2009

    I have this problem. It was beeping randomly throughout the day, then on the control panel all the selections light & beeps work, but the START/RESET button does not light or beep or turn anything on...HELP

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    same problem no lights and a constant tone.

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Thank you so much to Capecodsusan. I used a flat object on the start/reset button and it is working fine. A little bit of a hassle, but it is working.

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My delay start switch does not work and the dishwasher beeps periodically throughout the day. Also, I have it set for a 109 minute cycle and after about 20 minutes it says that I only have 35 minutes left in the cycle! Any suggestions?

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