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SE error message

Received the SE error message. Checked drain tube and inside the dishwasher. All appears clear. Disconnected the tube from the disposal and ran the rinse cycle. The dishwasher drained and there does nto appear to be any blockages in the tube. Re-ran the "QUICK" cycle and it rinsed OK and when it started into the wash cycle it stopped and flashed the SE light. Checked the inside and the "self-dissolving" packet of detergent kept the door closed. Removed it, left the detergent compartment open and re-ran the QUICK cycle. This time it went through the RINSE and WASH cycle. then it stopped and flashed the SE error message again. Can't figure this one out....

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You didn't say, but is the drain hose connected to a garbage disposal? If so, is the knock-out removed?
Is the pump running or trying to run? Any kinked houses internally or externeally? Is the pump or screens plugged? Does it work without detergent?

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