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We have a model MDB5130. All the indicator lights are flashing and dishwasher will not run. What do we do?

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First try cycling the power off at the breaker for 1 minute to reset the controller and then see if it works.

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I'll bet that Delicate light is flashing, which is actually indicating an error. You didn't mention your model number, but in most Samsung dishwashers I'm familiar with, that light indicates a Drain Error. You may have something hard caught in the impeller of your drain pump, or you might have a bad ECS sensor. In any case, it's time to call a dishwasher repair technician. For Samsung dishwashers, I recommend calling Sears Service (1-800-4MY-HOME or 1-800-469-4663).

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Hi, our ariston dishwasher has stopped before the cycle finished and the water has not drained out. There are 2 flashing lights - the brush emblem and the spray ' on a tilt' emblem (the 2 on the...


Error messages.
The dishwasher is equipped with a
safety system which is able to
detect any operating anomalies.
These anomalies are signalled by
the rapid flashing of one of the
wash cycle indicator lights M.
If the indicator light for the soak
cycle flashes (see wash cycle table),
cancel the wash cycle by following
the instructions indicated in the
"Modifying a wash cycle in
progress" paragraph on page 4.
Now check whether there is any
water in the mains supply and that
the tap is turned on; if the error
message persists, then call for
technical assistance, indicating
which message appeared.
If the indicator light for any wash
cycle apart from the soak cycle
flashes rapidly, turn the appliance
off and call for technical
assistance, indicating which
message appeared.
Troubleshooting
You have checked
everything, but the
dishwasher still doesn't
work and the problem
persists?
Call an authorised service centre
near you and remember to mention:
? the type of malfunction
? the model mark (Mod?.) and the
serial number (S/N?.) indicated on
the rating plate located on the inner
door, to one side.

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Green start button won't stop blinking


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You have pressed the indicator light flashing START/RESET pad while the START/RESET dishwasher is running. This will cancel the cycle. The light will stop flashing after the dishwasher drains (about 90 seconds).


Press the pad once to start the dishwasher. Press the pad a second time when the dishwasher is running only if you wish to cancel the cycle.


Power to the dishwasher was turned off while a cycle was running and power has just been restored to the dishwasher. The blinking lights indicate that the dishwasher is draining the potential water inside.


The light will stop flashing after the dishwasher drains. A new cycle will start automatically.


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All error codes start with the letter "E". An error code of E11 will have the five indicator lights flash once and the Start indicator light flash once.


Some models of Frigidaire washers come with a digital readout display that informs the operator of the unit's function and any errors.

Error codes indicate that a problem has occurred and should be addressed. Different models of Frigidaire washers may vary in their fault displays.

Some washer models use flashing lights at the unit's start, door lock, wash, rinse, final spin and control indicators to display error codes.



If the five indica

tor lights flash more than nine times, this signals a letter in the error code. The letter "A" stands for 10 flashes, "B" for 11, "C" for 12, "D" for 13, "E" for 14 and "F" for 15 flashes. An error code of EB2 will have the five indicator lights flash or blink 11 times, and the Start indicator light blink twice

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If the clean light is flashing it is an indication of the water not heating up. I have attached a link to a sheet explaining what might be causing it and how to reset the control so you can use the dishwasher again.

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If other lights than the clean light are flashing that is an indication there is a short circuit in the keypad control and that part would need replaced. Let me know if you need details on replacing that. If so I would need the complete model number from the tag on the dishwasher just inside the door.

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