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Dial on dishwasher stops moving mid-cycle and as a result will keep washing indefinitely.

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  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    try turning all options such as hi temp wash and hi temp rinse and get your water as hot as you can stand it at the sink before you start the washer and let me know what happens

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Sounds like the timer is shot....

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