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Hi...my dishwasher 'clean' light continues to blink. I can hit cancel and it sounds like the cancel cycle is running. After that the light keeps blinking and I can not start the machine. If you hit start the light goes on, then stops, and the clean light flashes again. Any clues? Thanks!

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Sounds like the control board or panel is shot. What is the model number of the unit, and serial number?

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Thanks for writing to Fixya.com.

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