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My dishwasher is stuck on clean mode? what can i do to reset? it finished cleaning, then will not cancel. just green flashing light that says clean. i tried to unplug the washer for about 1hr ,but no help.

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Hi,

The flashing clean light is an indication of an error during the cycle. I put together an explanation of this and how to reset the control so you can use the dishwasher again. Follow this link and let me know if it works for you.

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

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This dishwasher looks for a temperature rise of the water during a heating cycle if it fails to see this rise for multiple cycles it may shut down and blink the clean light 7 times.

The failure can be wide ranging here are a few things to check before resetting the control.

-The unit not being level so both door switches do not make contact

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Thanks for using FixYa. If the clean light flashes, pauses, and then repeats. When the dishwasher doesn't sense a water temperature increase, it stops working and locks the functions (clean light flashes, all buttons are non responsive). It does this as a safety in case the element is broken and feeding electrical current into the water.

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Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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