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"normal cycle" light keeps blinking

The "normal cycle" light keeps blinking, none of the other buttons work.
I tried to reset it with the special code, but it doesn't work. Please help. Thank you for your time.

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  • kaha1002 Jul 12, 2008

    Hello,

    after I posted my problem, I opened the panel and messed around inside, touched it, blew some air in there, and screw it back on, and that made all the buttons work again, don't ask me how it happened, I didn't do anything special in there. I was super happy, I didn't run a ful cycle though. Today, all the buttons work, but the start button doesn't, I don't know what happened, since I haven't used the dishwasher last night. I guess I just didn't fix it....

    But all the buttons where fine last night, so they're not broken, maybe it's a bad connection????

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My normal light was blinking. Found the tech sheet under the machine. it had the pin out chart for testing the resistance on the ribbon cable for the push buttons. sure enough the normal button was showing continuity without even pushing the button. I pealed back the push buton cover on the front of the machine and found a short on the cable I scratched off the data bus where the short was and now the dishwasher works fine just can't chnge it from heavy to normal or rinse only. the control panel cost 150 dollars I can live without it.

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The blinking button indicates the button is bad. The button console will have to be replaced.

If you need further assistance, let me know
Regards,
reg501

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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