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  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    I have the same problem. I started dishwasher. It started the first rinse then just shut off and stopped working. Now there is no power at all. Any solutions?

  • marykenn Jun 29, 2008

    Appears to have no power to it. Worked fine. I went to turn it on and it didn't turn on. 18 months old!

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    no power and will not drain,

  • tyler_c Sep 29, 2008

    Started dishwasher and went to the store....when I got back, water in the bottom of unit and no power at all.

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    Same here no power and the water is just sitting there at the bottom of the machine

  • anda bagga Nov 23, 2008

    Normally the cycle is very quiet (as you all know) and this was just
    going to bed and didn't notice there was NO sound coming from the
    machine. I wake up to open the door and the DW had a pool of soapy
    water at the bottom and couldn't operate the control panel.

  • alpearson Dec 01, 2008

    no power on panel. Water in bottom from last load...appears it didn't drain completely. Fuse panel is good.

  • leasley Dec 29, 2008

    no power or lights on control panel. water is in the bottom of the unit.

  • flyingfish76 Jan 05, 2009

    Same thing with me! all lights and power dead. Water left in bottom... All power leading to the machine is good.? Did anyone get a repair or an answer?



  • MLT807 Jan 12, 2009

    The dishwasher ran fine this morning, but tonight no power/no lights and some water in the bottom. This happened a few years ago while still under full warranty. Repairman came and "rebooted" it and has been running fine until now.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    no power

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    The company might say there is no problem, this is how we make money!  If we are all having this same problem, why do we have to get a repairman to 'reboot?  Why can't you fix it for good, or show me how to 'reboot' the darn thing myself?


    They just want to sell warrantees!


    This is outrageous!
    It's a scam.
    Otherwise, they would have answered this complaint by now!!!

  • chedesterm Feb 19, 2009

    no power. how do i reboot dishwasher?

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This has happened a few times with mine. Turns out, it was a loose ground wire. Here's how to check it: Remove bottom panel (4 screws). In the front(bottom) on the right side there is the electrical connection box. Remove the top screw of the cover and the cover will drop down. There is a screw directly in front on the back of the box. That is the ground connection. Red wire for mine. The screw on mine would only go half way in. Therefore the ground wire was loose causing it to loose power. I replaced with a better screw and it powered back on instantly. Make sure you shut off the breaker before doing this. Good Luck.

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