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Maytag Dishwasher model # MDB5130AWW

The "clean" light blinks along with the "heated dry" light, then goes out after a few minutes..When I push "normal wash" I can hear something come on inside, but after a couple of minutes, it shuts off...

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  • jwf523 Oct 01, 2008

    I have a Maytag MDB5100AWW and the same two lights continuously blink and can't make anything happen.

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    will not start

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    MAYTAG QUIET SERIES 300 MODEL #MDBH968AWB3--CANT FIND MANUAL. The normal, tough scrub, high temp, heated dry, and sanitize lights are on and the start light is blinking. The locked light is off. I turned the breaker switch off for a few minutes and back on, same thing.

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I had a similar issue with my MDB5130AWW. The Wash was interupted and wouldn't come back on. Not knowing where to start I read some other solutions on this site and started by opening the bottom cover. Thats where I found a 4 page diagnostic / Electrical Schematic. Start with the Sales Demo mode of pressing the Rinse button 5 times within 5 seconds. I had to do it twice before the washer came "alive". I was estatic after reading about the $100 mainboard cost and maybe more for other parts. The document has other test and what different keypads mean when flashing. Thankfully I didn't have to go that far.

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