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I cannot figure out how to advance a cycle without having to go through the entire cycle. For example, I had a drain problem with my sink and the plumber put the rinse and hold cycle on for about 10 minutes; now every time I want to turn on the dishwasher it is in the rinse and hold cycle. How can I change it???

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Your post doesn`t specify a model number, however on most Bosch dishwashers in order to change from "rinse & hold" to "regular" ( or any cycle ) simply turn the unit "on" and once the machine begins push the regular button twice.

Or the button applicable to the cycle you want.

That should change the display to look like this...

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If this doesn`t work, try it for "econo" or any alternative and let me know how it goes.

Good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

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