Question about Viking Designer Series DFUD041 (Premium) Built-in Dishwasher

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The detergent door won't open during the cycle and the pots and pans and heavy lights are flashing when you open dishwasher at end of cycle.

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  • sltoy Oct 19, 2010

    We know that the dishwasher is only cycling for 15 min. most likely the pre-wash cycle. Others have told us it could be the pressure switch. In contacting vikingparts.com they don't have a pressure switch for our model - the DFUD041. Is that possible? Also can you tell me where the pressure switch is located and is it something we could look at ourselves easily?

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Either the spray arm is not turning, or the temperature is not getting hot enough which would explain both symptoms. Or the water pressure is too low. Unless the detergent door is faulty and needs to be replaced.

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Hi,


Please check this bellow links which will help you to have an in-depth knowledge related to your issue:-

http://www.partselect.com/dishwasher+cup-wont-open+repair.htm


http://www.repairclinic.com/Dishwasher-Troubleshooting?red=Dishwasher-Repair-Help#Thedetergentcupdoesntopen



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