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I had a black out and the dishwasher was running at the time. The dishwasher emptied out all over the floor. when the power came back on the dishwasher was flashing an error code 4. I rang Whirlpool for assistance and they said it was over full but it was totally empty. We turned the dishwasher off at the wall hoping it would reset but it is still saying error code 4. Can you suggest something else we can do?

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The trouble looks to be little confusing. Whenever the power fails
during mid cycle this happens. Try running the balance cycle.

Since you say the water is fully drained, try adding water manually to
the wash chamber to certain level ( not to over flow ). Give a try!

There should be a master reset for which, you are requested to check
the user manual

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