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Dishwasher conrol panel light comes on but it wont go into wash cycle

Dishwasher does not turn on. the electronic panel lights up for the normal wash function but it wont go on when I push wash. I checked continuity of the thermal fuse. What else can I do?

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  • jad_rn Jun 15, 2008

    some lights work,some don't. Will not turn on for washing. Will turn on when the cancel/drain button is pushed. I disconnected power for over a minute and randomly pressed buttons hoping that the computer would readjust.This did not help or change what it was doing.

  • sajata2004 Sep 15, 2008

    panel light comes on even when the latch is not locked. Dishwasher willnot start

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All dishwashers usually start by draining first, if your machine does not detect that your machine is empty it will not start to wash. There are a few resons why this can happen, could be the pressure switch is stuck. Some machines ie bosch have a float switch mounted in the base so if your machine has leaked underneath and lifted the switch it will just stay on drain.... would help to know the make and model number

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