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Dishwasher will not start.

I pushed the cancel button and the clean light blinks, but dishwasher will not start. Thanks! Margaret This dishwasher is less than 3 years old and is falling apart. The utensil basket is held together with twist ties. :)

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Hi


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.

To resolve this you will have to reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in sequence...


-high temp wash

-heated dry
-high temp wash
-heated dry



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


Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

  • A. Dippold Jun 30, 2011

    Thank you for your solution, Rylee. It worked like a charm. I don't even use the heated water cycle, as my hot tap water is already set at a rather high temperature. Don't understand why the darn thing would therefore attempt to sense a temp increase in the first place. Could it be that the sensor is malfunctioning, and if so, is there anything I can do - other than call the repair service, that is? :)

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