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Clean light flashing

I have the same prob as a lot of other people with my whirpool dishwasher. The clean lighth is blinking 7 times and then repeats. When you push cancel it won't reset. I read that it may be the computer sensing that the water ddn't get hot enough, how do I reset it? What can I do about this???? Please help I am sooo frustrated!

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  • CLarson Jun 15, 2008

    I have the same problem with the clean light blinking. I have reset it twice, and it will reset. But the clean light still blinks after each cycle. I have to reset it each time I want to run a load of dishes. If it is the heater common line, as mentioned on another post, can I fix it myself? What will I need, is it easy or should I call service?

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Thank you. I had the same problem. Thanks for helping.

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Here is the solution to your problem. Push in this order, High temp, heat dry, high temp, heat dry, all the lights will begin to blink. After they stop, the dishwasher will start. Press cancel twice.

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Just had to tell you that I had the clean light blinking 7 times. I tried tenstepper's advice and it was magic! My dishwasher started to work!! I am so happy you saved me money! Thank you so much for posting the solution to my problem!! CS Texas

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