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My delay light has come on and I cant get the dishwasher to start. The delay light goes out after the time has expired but if you try to move it to the start position the light comes on again


The Control is programmed to stop running and not allow any further cycles if it detects a water heating problem (no temperature increase detected in heated Main Wash on 3 consecutive cycles). The Control will flash the Clean LED 7 times repeatedly and will disable the Start/Resume key until cleared.

To clear and reset the control press in this order: Heated Dry ? Normal ? Heated Dry ? Normal and then let the unit run for 1-2 minutes and then press Cancel and let the dishwasher complete the cancel cycle. The dishwasher should operate normally again unless it does not detect a temperature rise in the main wash cycle.

It could be caused by a Heater circuit problem if it continues to stop and flash the Clean light.

It could have one of the following failures:
Open in heater.
Open connection or component in heater circuit.
Faulty heater drive circuit on control.
It can also be caused by the wash pump not pumping water past the heater efficiently.

Oct 11, 2016 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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My "clean" light flashes even


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If clean light is blinking 7 times then it may be an issue with heater circuit, door switch or wash pump. If yes then please reset the power to the dishwasher. After, 5 minutes check if you are still getting the same error. If yes, then it is a water heating fault. To resolve this error try pressing this reset sequence-- Heat Dry - Normal - Heat Dry - Normal or High Temp - Air Dry - High Temp - Air Dry or Hi Temp Scrub, energy saver dry, Hi Temp Scrub, energy saver dry. Now let the unit run for 2-3 minutes and then you press the Cancel/Drain button and allow it to completely drain and reset.
If this doesn't work then it's an issue with the wash pump not pumping the water past the heater efficiently or due to lack of water to heat. Please make sure that heater is not open circuited and is heating the water efficiently. You'll have to check the heater using a multimeter; the meter should read between 3000 to 3300 ohms (Use multimeter on Rx1 ohm setting). If heater is fine then make sure water pressure is optimum and fill valve is working fine. Hope this helps... Please post back for further assistance.

Jan 30, 2011 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01ILBS Stainless...

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I have a kitchenaid dishwasher modl # KUDIO01IL. Someone opened the door during a wash cycle and now the CLEAN LED is flashing. Tried pushing cancel and unplugging. No change. Any ideas/


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Please check if the clean light is blinking 7 times. If yes then please reset the power to the dishwasher. After, 5 minutes check if you are still getting the same error. If yes, then it is a water heating fault. To resolve this error try pressing this reset sequence-- Heat Dry - Normal - Heat Dry - Normal or High Temp - Air Dry - High Temp - Air Dry.
If this doesn't work then its an issue with the heater circuit, door switch, wash pump not pumping the water past the heater efficiently or due to lack of water to heat. Please make sure that heater is not open circuited and is heating the water efficiently. If heater is fine then make sure water pressure is optimum and fill valve is working fine. Hope this helps... Please post back for further assistance.
Daniel

Nov 26, 2010 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01FLSS Stainless...

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The "clean" led flashes and


Hi

Please check if the clean light is blinking 7 times. If yes then please reset the power to the dishwasher. After, 5 minutes check if you are still getting the same error. If yes, then it is a water heating fault. To resolve this error try pressing this reset sequence-- Heat Dry - Normal - Heat Dry - Normal or High Temp - Air Dry - High Temp - Air Dry.
If this doesn't work then its an issue with the heater circuit, door switch, wash pump not pumping the water past the heater efficiently or due to lack of water to heat. Please make sure that heater is not open circuited and is heating the water efficiently. If heater is fine then make sure water pressure is optimum and fill valve is working fine. Hope this helps... Please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Nov 26, 2010 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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The clean light continues to flash and cannot clear. The unit has been noisier lately.


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Please check if the clean light is blinking 7 times. If yes then please reset the power to the dishwasher. After, 5 minutes check if you are still getting the same error. If yes, then it is a water heating fault. To resolve this error try pressing this reset sequence-- Heat Dry - Normal - Heat Dry - Normal or High Temp - Air Dry - High Temp - Air Dry.
If this doesn't work then its an issue with the heater circuit, door switch, wash pump not pumping the water past the heater efficiently or due to lack of water to heat. Please make sure that heater is not open circuited and is heating the water efficiently. If heater is fine then make sure water pressure is optimum and fill valve is working fine. Hope this helps... Please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Oct 26, 2010 | Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher

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"Clean" light is flashing and cancel button will not correct problem. Is there a way to reset so dishwasher can return to normal operation?


Hi

If clean light is blinking 7times then please reset the power to the dishwasher. After, 5 minutes check if you are still getting the same error. If yes, then it is a water heating fault. To resolve this error try pressing this reset sequence-- Heat Dry - Normal - Heat Dry - Normal or High Temp - Air Dry - High Temp - Air Dry.

If this doesn't work then its an issue with the heater circuit, door switch, wash pump not pumping the water past the heater efficiently or due to lack of water to heat. Please make sure that heater is not open circuited and is heating the water efficiently. If heater is fine then make sure water pressure is optimum and fill valve is working fine.
Hope this helps... If it does please do not forget to accept the solution or post back for assistance.

Daniel

Oct 23, 2010 | Dishwashers

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We can't get it to cycle.... the green light next to 'clean' is flashing on the panel - can't get it to stop flashing and run??


Found it; High temp scrub--Energy saver dry---High temp scrub---Energy saver dry--press start, close door ,wait for it to reset,open door press cancel and you are ready to go.

Jul 23, 2010 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01FLSS Stainless...

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Replaced circuit board but dishwasher still not cleaning


I would check your heater and hi limit thermostat. If you have an open heat circuit then the clean light will flash all the time. Hope this helps MJ

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I have a Whirlpool DU1055XT. The unit will not work


Hi,

The flashing light indicates the water is not heating, there could be several reasons for this, I have created instructions on how to reset the dishwasher so you can use it and why it may have occurred. If you follow these and still have trouble let me know and we can dig into it deeper.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4628906-flashing_or_blinking_green_clean_light_7

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Whirlpool dishwasher model number GU3600XTSY2 is flashing: The clean light is flashing! It's not the heater circuit either. It says the dishwasher is malfunctioned. Call for service to check heater...


The clean light sometimes flashes and just needs to be reset. To do so hit the keys in the following order. <Heated Dry> <Normal Wash> <Heated Dry> <Normal Wash> <Cancel>.
The dishwasher will go through a cancel cycle (drain the tub) and will then let you start it up again

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