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Http://www.retrevo.com/support/Haier-DW12-PFE2-Dishwashers-manual/id/1137bh330/t/2/
above is your user manual, and below is your repair manual. The repair manual has troubleshooting steps.
www.rolan.si/PDFi/23218.pdf

Hi please find your manuals above, this "Fix" below may or may not be suitable for you, however it is amazing just how many problems it remedies. In any even, please work through the troubleshooting steps, and i have also included a self help DIY dishwasher repair site to help toy fix your unit Also sometimes a simple unplug from the wall for 5 mins or so can sometimes fix things too, so that's always worth a try too..

http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/dishwasher/dishwasher.php
Ok so your dishwasher won't do anything... it justs sits there and "Hums" you can't make it respond to any controls, and the ONLY way to Stop it. is to unplug the unit, replugging back in it simply "Hums" again and will do nothing.
Now this happens because, the STOP Button, is pressed and the "Door Opened", during the Wash Cycle. This should NOT be done. You shouldNEVER TURN IT OFF MID-CYCLE. you should instead, Simply, pull on the handle, to Open the door, the system will take care of everything, after, you close it,and pick up where it left off. The turning OFF, makes the machine "Think" that a New Cycle, is going to be done, before the old one is finished, and resets itself to do it all again. But it still has water, that's not meant to be there so it must dump it out.
Now, the FIX. Take the Dishwasher, out, and tip over on it's side, tip to about a 45' angle. Water will come out from underneath, this is from a small "Overflow" reservoir. this reservoir has an "Anti-Flood" switch. The removing of this water will "Reset" this Switch, and allow the dishwasher to work again.
So what happens, is this, when the STOP button is pressed Mid-Cycle, the machine must "Dump" whatever water is still in the machine, into the "Overflow Reservoir". This water then causes the Anti-flood switch to jam, and this stops the machine, until it is reset,by the above method.

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SOURCE: DIshwasher drain clogged Haier dishwasher model DW12-PFE2-E

Remove the drain hose from the sink drain assembly and force air into the hose--The clog should spit out into the washer cabinet. Make sure the drain hose doesn't have any kinks or sharp bends. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: DW12-PFE2-U lights up but will

Hi there,

Well first of all you can check out the door switch - The door switch is important because, if it's defective, the dishwasher won't work at all. To reach it, you need to remove the control panel cover, or sometimes the interior liner of the door. If it's defective, you need to completely replace it. Your switch also may be locked in place by a locking clip. If this is the case there should be a button or a lever that you can press or pull, which will release the switch and it can simply be removed. Please post comments for further help or information........

Good Luck!!

Thanks

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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Flashing but nothing happening


A-- If you hear the water filling for 3 minutes before the lights flash, 2 things could be happening:
a.1) water never reached the proper fill/run level so the computer prevents the heater from starting and alerts the user. There should be a code list in the troubleshooting section of the user manual describing the blinking lights and what they mean.
Solution- verify by sound if water flows at the same rate as the sink tap, if not then shut off the water and check the inside the connection hose for debris against the screen inside the hose end or insid ethe machine end where there is a intake valve. The debris keeps sediment out so it works but there's no auto cleaner for the screen.
a.2) Otherwise the heater itself is faulty meaning it does not conduct an electrical path or maybe overheating (could be dry) and the computer senses the wrong temperature either too high or too low.
Solution- A service call to determine the reason why; heater continuity, water valve, heater relay, hi-temp fuse, etc.

B-- Now, if you do NOT hear water filling for those first 3 minutes, 3 things could be happening;
b.1) House water supply is turned off.
b.2) hose is clogged (see solution a.1 above)
b.3) Drain pump inside dishwasher was clogged during the last run and old water didn't drain out (maybe some water is evident in the tub bottom).
Solution- Most dishwashers start each wash cycle with 30 second drain pump running to make sure the tub is completely emptied so the next fill cycle can't overfill. This ensures that if the user finds a 3 liter pot that flipped over during the last wash and if they dump that full pot of water into the unit to make it lighter, that the water will get drained before the new water enters the tub.
If the drain pump is clogged reset the power and restart the wash cycle. Note how much water is in the tub and see if it goes down any during those 30 seconds by opening the door afterwards. Find the clog either a bone or plastic bag or some small pice of a childs toy is stuck in the drain pump or the other end is clogged maybe by grease or bones if you have a sink disposal unit. The things they grind up drop into the drain 1" inch above the hole for the dishwasher drain tube.
NOTE: There is also an overfill [float] switch if the water inlet valve gets stuck open and the water keeps filling, the drain pump is switched on until someone comes and shuts off the water supply. When the tub drains the float drops and the drainpump stops. This will also make lights blink so check the user manual for codes or call the factory service reps [1-877-337-3639].
Either way, there should be instructions to reset the machine for restart. If it doesn't reset you need someone to fix the control that tripped the unit, maybe a safety fuse or a broken piece of the puzzle.

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We have a Haier DW12-PFE2-U dishwasher thats 2 years old. The cycle stopped yesterday leaving an amount of water in the bottom and all of the program lights are illuminated with a recurring beeping sound...


Refer userr guide on page 21. It reads...

When all the programme indicators " J" blink.

Have you checked whether:
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The door switch could be the problem or the door seal is pushing the door open. May need replacement.

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DW12-PFE2-U lights up but will not start program


Hi there,

Well first of all you can check out the door switch - The door switch is important because, if it's defective, the dishwasher won't work at all. To reach it, you need to remove the control panel cover, or sometimes the interior liner of the door. If it's defective, you need to completely replace it. Your switch also may be locked in place by a locking clip. If this is the case there should be a button or a lever that you can press or pull, which will release the switch and it can simply be removed. Please post comments for further help or information........

Good Luck!!

Thanks

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DIshwasher drain clogged Haier dishwasher model DW12-PFE2-E


Remove the drain hose from the sink drain assembly and force air into the hose--The clog should spit out into the washer cabinet. Make sure the drain hose doesn't have any kinks or sharp bends. Hope this helps.

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If you can't solve the problem easily, replace the entire dispenser unit. This is usually easier than trying to disassemble it and replace separate parts. Use a new dispenser made for the dishwasher. The screws holding the dispenser in place may be on the front of the unit, or you may have to remove the front door panel to get to the screws and make the replacement. Remove the old dispenser and secure the new one, connecting it in the same way the old unit was attached.
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