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Endless cycle with wet dishes

My dw runs forever. Many times it goes up on the time the cycle has left instead of down. Then it gets stuck on 1 minute until I get fed up and turn it off. When I turn it back on, it resets at 13 minutes. On top of all this, the dishes are not ever dry. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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  • Franjd Apr 19, 2008

    I have same problem with my dishwasher. It runs all day and the timer does not seem to go down at all. If I open the door then shut it, the timer has added minutes! After its finally done dishes are still wet.

  • 1 minute Apr 24, 2008

    I have the same problem, I think this is a code being displayed, but I don't know what the fix is.

  • orange_cat May 08, 2008

    We are having the exact same problem, right down to the timer resetting to 13 minutes. We've just been watching it and when it gets down to 1 minute, press the two buttons abor Cancel/Drain to end the cycle. Then open the door to let the dishes dry. Sears will be coming out on Monday to repair, I'll post back what we find out!

  • PJDiskin May 19, 2008

    My bosch dishwasher takes almost 3 hours from start to finish. It seems to get stuck at the 1 minute mark which lasts for about 45 minutes. I have ran the hot water in the sink before starting the dishwaster to ensure that the water is hot enough. I checked the filter in the bottom to make sure it's clean. I don't know what else to do. Help.

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    Hi yes i have the same problem..



    Thanks Don



    dmar@isp.com

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We had our dishwasher repaired. There was a connection on the circuit board that was burned out. The repair guy said that he could solder it, but since we paid for a service contract, he put in a whole new board.

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

Problem conditions experienced point towards the timer.

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

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If it's a Bosch, check for Rinse Agent (e.g. JetDry). Rinse agent is not optional with a Bosch.

Posted on May 12, 2008

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