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My Kenmore Ultra Wash Quiet Guard

My Kenmore Ultra Wash Quiet Guard model#665.15819990, light keeps flashing on the 'lock on' button. I am unable to turn it off and start the dishwasher. Any suggestions?
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I had the same flashing light problem first the normal wash flashing light then the others. I tried shuting of the breakers but nothing. I tried resetting the panel by pushing normal wash and heated dry simultaneously and nothing. So I took the six screws holding the front panel out and unplugged the ribbon type wires and plug and unplugged it several times to help make a better contact and I was able to get it to work right away. This may not work for all but I worked for me. It is very easy to do and it's worth a try if you're having the same problem. It took me less then 10 minutes.

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