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Jennair dishwasher timer stops halfway thru wash cycle.

Water is hot when we open the door. If I advance the timer it still doesn't move.

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Try using a cycle that doesn't boost the heat. Usually a quick or china/delicate cycle. Any cycle that heats the water pauses the timer until it is done. Some machines even select this with heated dry. The sensor that controls this can go bad and stop the timer completely. If it operates for the complete cycle , look for the sensor and replace it. There is usually a wiring diagram somewhere in the machine sometimes in an envelope inside the door, control panel or behind the front bottom panel

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If electrical power is available to the dishwasher but the appliance doesn't run, the problem is likely to be a defective door switch, timer, or selector switch. Make sure to turn off the power to the dishwasher before attempting any repairs
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1. The timer dial cannot be advanced manually and appears to be stuck. Stuck timers are generally caused by objects that prevent the detergent cup from opening, or by a sticky substance between the timer dial and the control panel.
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