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I have an older GE dishwasher, model GSD1200T02. I recently put in the wrong soap, so I had to press the clear/reset button. When I did this, the dishwasher ignored me and seemed to continue through the cycles anyway. When it got half way between "drying" and "off", it stopped, and has been that way for several days now. It will not respond to any button pushes at all now. I cannot even reset it because it does not respond at all when I press the clear/reset button. I have had a load of dishes in this thing for several days now. I am a law enforcement officer and therefore am not home much, so I do not have a lot of time to put into fixing this thing. Is there something simple I can do to reset my dishwasher so it works again? Please help. Thanks, John

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This is only a long shot, try turning the breaker off and on again, may be ???
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