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Kitchen Aid superba the green normal cycle light keeps flashing

Kitchen Aid superba model kud01flss1 the green normal cycle light flashes and the dish washer will not run... I tried to reset by pressing the option button as follows .... 1. hi-temp scrub then 2. energy saver dry and the I repeat 3. hi-temp scrub then 4. energy saver dry close the dishwasher, open it & then press cancel. The cycle Normal green light just keeps on flashing. & does not stop, I tried shutting the power off from the circut braker for three minutes and trying the steps again with the same outcome... the normal light continues to flash along with the cancel button... am I suppose to wait for them to stop & how long does that normally take?

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SOURCE: 665.17019401 - Kenmore diswasher

It indicates a water temp problem. If water temp doesn't rise at a certain rate, by the heater, it goes into this error. Probably a problem with heater or wires to it.

Posted on Nov 22, 2007

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SOURCE: Cancel Light Flashing on Kitchen Aid Dishwasher

Hi 1cassie1,

Did you try to turn the power off at the breaker box?
This resets the whole system usually!
Let me know how it goes? Write me back!

Other wise you need a hands on tech.
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Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Cancel Light Flashing on Kitchen Aid Dishwasher

I found this post elsewhere. It seems to have worked for me: Our KitchenAid KUDP series dishwasher went into a mode where it would not start and would only respond to the cancel/drain button. The clean light would flash 7 times in a row, stop, and then repeat. I read that the 7 flashes indicates an error code and that the dishwasher has detected a problem in the heater element circuit. I tried to reset the error mode by turning off power for 15 minutes, however, that did not work.
We called for a repair. The service person found that the dishwasher was completely fine except that it had gone into an error mode. The technician reset the error mode and charge us $115.00.

The reset sequence used was reported to be the following:
1) Crack the door open.
2) Within 3 seconds press the following sequence - Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry, Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry
3) Close and latch the door
4) Press the cancel button (the circle with the triangle in it)

We were told the dishwasher expects to see the dish water temperature rise in a certain way. If the water does not heat in this way, the dishwasher becomes confused and thinks the heater element has failed. In deed, this happened just following and extended power failure and our hot water tank was cool. I am curious if this code will work for anybody else with the same problem and save a service call and 115 bucks. Overall, this seems to be a serious logic flaw in the design.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Kitchen Aid dishwasher Child lock light on and dishwasher will not start.

if your unable to unlock the "childlock" by holding down the button, then it woud seem that theres a problem with the user interface itself

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

wheelshot
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SOURCE: "Normal" light flashes

You need a new control bd. #W10084141. If the diagnostic mode will not work then the board will have to be replaced.

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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