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The touch pad on my dishwasher-PDW998ON2OSS-is not responsive to preesure. The green time remaining indicator light stays at 98, the heated dry and cookware indicator lights stay on also.

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Try holdin in the heated dry button for four seconds and see if this will unlock the control

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Dishwasher wont turn on when I press start and... the "3 second" lock light is constantly on??


Child Lock Controls
To prevent children from accidently changing the
dishwasher cycle or starting the dishwasher, lock the
dishwasher controls by pressing and releasing the RINSE
ONLY pad (some models) or the NO HEAT DRY pad (some
models) for 3 seconds while the door is latched. An
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the controls are locked and no new selections can be made
until the lock is released. To unlock the controls, press the
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seoncds until the indicator light goes out.


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The control panel is flashing a L. What does this mean?


Hi.

The model indicated: MDB5651A does not have display and the error codes are shown like flashing lights. If that is your model and problem please just tell me what lights are flashing.

In Maytag with display instead, the L on display means that the machine is control locked. That is not an error message, but a code telling that the machine has been locked by the user (probably by mistake since you are the user).

I quote from Maytag technical documentation:

? If a cycle or option pad is pressed after the controls have been locked, the indicator light next to lock graphic will flash five times. On selected models with a countdown display, the display will flash the symbol "L" simultaneously with lock indicator.

? This option does not lock the door, only the dishwasher controls.

To set :
1. Press the Heated Dry pad for three seconds.
2. An indicator light next to the lock graphic will illuminate when the controls are locked.

To Cancel Control Lock:
1. Press the Heated Dry pad for three seconds.
2. The indicator light will go off as instructed.

Try pressing the the Heated Dry pad for three seconds. If that doesn't work disconnect power. Connect back and try again unlock (power off does not remove the lock). If that still does not work there may be a faulty part. In that case turn appliance off and give me the full model number.

Start holding down the Heated Dry pad for three seconds. In normal conditions that is enough to get rid of the L and of control lock.

If you need parts or schematics see this tip explaining how to find parts and diagrams for most appliances: Where do I find parts and diagrams for my appliance?

Regards.

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No heat dry light keeps flashing & it will not start to wash the dishes


Hello,
This means one of two things. The touch pad has failed or the touch pad is locked. Hold down the heated dry button for three seconds. If that does not work, the touch pad would need to be replaced.
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The lock symbol light is on and the dishwasher won't start


To prevent children from accidently changing the

dishwasher cycle or starting the dishwasher, lock

the dishwasher controls by pressing and releasing

the DELAY START pad (some models) or the AIR

DRY pad (some models) for 3 seconds. An

indicator light on the lock graphic pad will illuminate

when the controls are locked and no new

selections can be made until the lock is released.

To unlock the controls, press the DELAY START

pad or AIR DRY pad until the indicator light goes
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Clean button is flashing


Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. If the clean light flashes, pauses, and then repeats. When the dishwasher doesn't sense a water temperature increase, it stops working and locks the functions (clean light flashes, all buttons are non responsive). It does this as a safety in case the element is broken and feeding electrical current into the water.

To resolve this you will have to reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in sequence...


-high temp wash

-heated dry
-high temp wash
-heated dry



Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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The "2H" is an error code indicating the control panel needs to be replaced.

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You have the control lock activated. Press and hold the heated dry pad for 5 seconds and it should unlock it

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call sears, 1-800-4MY-HOME. They have a trouble-shooting department that will get rid of this problem. It is caused by water temperature being wrong at the start of the cycle.... blah, blah, blah. The representative will tell you to push a certain set of buttons in a certain order and that unlocks the dishwasher.

Sorry I don't know the sequence

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Won't run - normal light flashes


You may try removing power to D/W for a minute and reconecting. likely cause though is keypad (console). If a light above a pad stays on the pad is likely closed all the time. Normal is probably cycle most often used. you can test the keypad by removing power to D/W and accessing the control panel. remove conncter P-1 and using an ohmeter test resistance between 13 and 4 on the connecter coming from keypad. yes without very small clips or 4 steady hands it is a little tricky. in the field we use a breakout board. if you get any reading when not pushed pad is bad. you may find a manual inside the kickplate which explains the keypad sequence. it may be control but more likely keypad, even if test is inconclusive.

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Flashing green light and not starting


dott, Im looking at the tech sheet for your model and it gives no information on the flashing light. It has been my experience that this usually indicates a bad touchpad. Since this is under warranty, it will be covered 100%. A couple of things you can try, first kill the power to the unit for 1 minute and see if it comes back the same way. If that doesn't work try to press the heated dry and start/cancel pads together for 3 seconds with the dial set to rinse only. This would put the unit into a test cycle. If both of these fail, you probably have a bad touch-pad. Call for service...Catriver...post back.

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