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FDB834RFS0 Six lights flashing at about 1 second intervals but nothing happens other than the flashing lights

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  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    I traced the problem to one of the switches that is behind the handle. I jumpered across the switch and all is working except the dishwasher will not shut down when the handle is opened. It's the switch that's on the right and has the black wires attached. Be careful - one of the black wires is hot!

    Thanks, Mike



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