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Whirlpool APD5550 Dishwasher, cycle does not start, green light on start button flashes 6 times, pauses, flashes 6 times etc. can you please give me some indication what the problem may be. Thanks

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  • sternwood Nov 23, 2008

    cycle starts then stops and start light flashes. Pressing button and holding restarts machine.

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appl_doctor solution # 1 is the fix worked for me. Thank you very much appl_doctor

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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Do a "key dance" between normal and heated dry , going bak and forth six times. this will rester the heater fault. That is the clean light flashing code. Now you have to find the cause. Most likely is that there were suds in the last cycle or the door doesn't close smoothly. If the door sttrikes the cabinet in any way it will cause that problem.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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SOURCE: whirlpool dishwasher # quiet partner II

Pushing and holding the 'Heated Dry' button should turn off the light over the padlock symbol and get you going again.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore dishwasher Lock On light flashing

holding the button for four seconds will not do it, you have to hold it until the light stops blinking and
will go back to normal, normall takes more than four seconds to unlock the unit, this is something
the sears repair techs know becouse the are trained on all this things but, they will not share this things, becouse thats how they make money

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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