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I have a Whirlpool DU1345xtvb0 model dishwasher. The normal light and the cancel/drain lights are blinking constantly. The device will not function. Tried to reset the breaker and the machine acts like it starts to run only to stop and these lights begin to blink again. My owners manual has no support for this problem that I can find. Please help!

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SOURCE: Normal Light Blinking - Dishwasher not working

I HAD THIS SAME PROBLEM. TRY PUSHING THIS SEQUENCE OF BUTTONS: HEATED DRY, NORMAL, HEATED DRY, NORMAL. THIS RESET MY PANEL AND IT IS WORKING NORMALLY NOW. I FOUND THIS SUGGESTION ON ANOTHER SITE.

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The blinking "clean light" is a common problem with some of the Kenmore and Whirlpool models. I believe the problem is attributed to water supply temperatures being too low when filling. Apparently, there are some sensitivity issues with the temperature sensing circuits in some dishwashers. There is a reset sequence that you can try to clear the fault. Push the NORMAL WASH then HEATED DRY buttons in that sequence two to three times. The unit will enter diagnostics mode, but can be stopped by pressing the CANCEL button. This will clear any existing faults and should return the dishwasher to normal operation. To keep the fault from returning, it is recommended that you run your hot water faucet in the kitchen to heat the water in the supply line for the dishwasher (most dishwashers are fed from the kitchen sink supply line). The theory is that you will fill the dishwasher with hot water instead of the cool water that is normally in the lines before the hot water from the hot water tank heats the line. This should satisfy the requirements of the temperature sensing circuits. If the fault reappears, there should be a tech sheet located inside the lower panel under the door that explains what the fault is. The flashing light will be a series of flashes, followed by a pause. If you indeed have a component problem, it will depend on what the flashing light sequence is in determining WHAT component is bad. Let me know if this helps you. Post back with your comments or questions.

PS Your dishwasher is actually manufactured by Whirlpool.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Thank you so much!!! heated dry & hi temp buttons worked!!

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher LIghts are blinking....

I just read this for the same problem: push sanitize, then heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, cancel, then open and close the door. It worked. The dishwasher is running correctly even as I type this. 

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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This dishwasher being only seven weeks old I suggest you contact the store where you bought this unit and tell them to book a service call and send a technition out to solve this,the reason I am suggesting this is that the unit is under guarentee and if you try to repair it will void any guarentee or warrentee that is on the machine.If you do work on it and something big and expensive goes wrong the store(manufacturer) will not honor there guarentee when they see that you worked on it so better to be safe than sorry.If you do not come right with them let me know and we can see what we can do from there.

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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