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I have a Kitchen aid dishwasher model # kudpo1ilbs6 the clean light is blinking 7 times then stops for a sec and does it again

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I am assuming the problem does not go away when you turn the mains power off and on.

The problem is linked to the temperature variation in the incoming water.

This confuses the diswasher. You have to reset it now. Try this sequence..

Press heated dry, normal heated dry, normal quickly within 5 sec. All lights should light up.

Advance through the cycles by using the start button

Please post a comment to confirm if this helps.

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

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Hello Asa,

The light blinking seven times is a error code specifically it's error #7 .The E-7 error indicates the part called the flow meter is bad. To clear that error code and get the dishwasher to start push within 3 seconds
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If the blinks 7 times again the flowmeter will need to be replaced

ON some models the "HIGH TEMP WASH" button is labled power scrub instead of high temp wash
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The clean light usually will blink due to a failure to heat the water properly. This dishwasher looks for a temperature rise of the water during a heating cycle if it fails to see this rise for multiple cycles it may shut down and blink the clean light.
There are a few things to check before resetting the control.

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NOTE: Sometimes the tech sheet is located behind the inner door panel. You will need to remove the screws securing the inner panel to access it if this is the case. Make sure you turn off the main power breaker before doing so.

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