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Does it blink seven times, pause, then seven times, pause, seven times, etc. ??
If so you may have a bad heater element. Or the water temp into the D/W is not hot enough. Most machines require at least 120 degree water to work properly. Take a close look at the heater if it looks ok you'll have to check it and the heater circuit with a meter. Turning the breaker off for 7 to 10 minutes will reset the control board but wont fix the heater of course.
the heating element is shorted to ground at that point and must be replaced.. it is not safe to use it this way.. usually that will trip a circuit breaker .. if it doesnt then you might want to have someone check to make sure the correct breaker is used (in your fuse box) ... if it hasnt already done so, that fault can damage the controller and seals where the heater goes thru the tub .. a new heater comes with new seals but not with the parts required to fix the controller if thats been damaged ..
Does sound like the element is bad, confirm with a multimeter, should see 120v across the element terminals, if voltage is present check for continuity of the heating element with the power off, no continuity equals bad element.
Look inside the dishwasher to see where the heating element terminals are. If they are in front you might be able to change it but if the element is in back, you will need to have the dishwasher pulled out to install the element. http://tclaundryrepair.com/
First press your "Sani-rinse" button and the your "Heat Dry" button and toggle between them a couple times. This will reset your control module. If the clean light continues to blink then it means that your heating element needs replacing. This is not a big job, either. You will need to order a new element and come back for instructions if you can't figure it out quickly....
are you sure its the element, the control boards on them get bad soldering joints and the you get the impression that the element is bad, but its the solder joint that controls the element that goes bad....you can resolder that
with a flashlight you can perhaps see far enough under the d/w, the heater leads plugin in the very back of machine, perhaps one of thje wires fell off during shipping/ installation. if not yoyu can removethe wire and checl heater for continuity, it should have continuity through heater. if not replace heater