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My dishwasher isn't working. The clean button

My dishwasher isn't working. The clean button flashes 7 times and pauses and starts over again.

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. If the clean light flashes 7 times, pauses, and then repeats this occurs when the dishwasher doesn't sense a water temperature increase, it stops working and locks the functions (clean light flashes 7 times, all buttons are non responsive). It does this as a safety in case the element is broken and feeding electrical current into the water.

To resolve this you will have to reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in sequence...


-high temp wash

-heated dry
-high temp wash
-heated dry


Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.



Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

  • newguy1994 Sep 07, 2010

    I have been doing the reset for about three weeks now sometimes it works for a bit then begins blinking. I just noticed a section of the element that does not look good is this the problem that the machine is having with the element?

  • Bevelynmitch Nov 13, 2010

    Praise the Lord!!! it worked for us. Thank you for this awesome resource. A local tec wanted to charge $75.00 for a house call to check out my dishwasher.

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