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My Whirlpool Dishwasher runs for hours. It will run, stop, run again. Is there something we can do before calling a repairman?

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  • vernas Nov 15, 2010

    There is no Air Dry on my dishwasher. There is a Heated Dry, I have pressed that for a few seconds but doesn't seem to change anything. Where is the Timer located?



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Hi
You can try to reset the control by pressing the AIR DRY button and hold it for 20 seconds. If the reset won't work then check the Timer as that might have gone bad. Hope this helps....please let me know if you need further assistance.
Daniel

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

  • Daniel Scott
    Daniel Scott Nov 15, 2010

    Please tell me the model no. so that I can help you.

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