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Broken dishwasher Two lights are on ECO & Fast and the dishwasher as stopped. Water is still in the bottom of the machine.Please advise.

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  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    how do i install the dishwasher

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    same problem

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    After setting the wash cycle the machine starts but the wash cycle light goes out, I.E. 65. The 3 hour delay light comes on and the machine fills up with water and heats up and goes through the wash motions. Then after about 10 minutes, the machine stops working and 5 minutes after that the ECO and FAST lamps flasg together and the machine does not work. Water remains in the bottom of the machine. I have cleaned and tightened the water arms and added more salt and lowered the rinsing aid to number two, but nothing works. When the water is manually removed from the machine the cycle repeats as above. Does anyone know the answer to this problem?

  • dishdash1 Jun 16, 2008

    I too have this problem. Very annoying. I guess will need to call Hotpoint. Bah.

  • tarq543 Jun 26, 2008

    Fast and eco lights on from start although sometimes wash starts but only goes for about 10 mins then both lights on again. any ideas

  • egor_teona Jul 12, 2008

    yes I,have same problem and need unswer ,how I "can make that?

    Vanja

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This D/W is in need of a circuit board,and I dont advise anyone to fix this,because the problems will start getting worse

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