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Hit start button and nothing happens

My Kenmore dishwasher will not start. I hit the start button or delayed start button and I get nothing. The other buttons work when pushed. I have done a manual reset and the dishwasher goes through its test cycle fine, has water, the arm spins, etc. After the test cycle I try hitting the start button and nothing happens. I have already changed the inlet water valve and the float switch seems fine. Any suggestions??

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  • cturk519 Jul 28, 2008

    I have already looked at the page you suggested. I would like to know if anyone has had a similar problem and a fix or suggestions before spending $180 for new control panel

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On solid state control panels and components, such as the one in your unit, once they have internal problems they are best repaired by replacement.
That is, unless you are comfortable with doing board level repairs.

Have sectional errors like this (where one part works, and other don't) are fairly common.
It also depends on the age of the unit. If it is a few years old, the chances of it breaking in one area that is commonly used are very likely.
If you have gone through the full diagnostics (which you state you have) the next step it to replace the unit.

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Try first unplugging power cord for five minutes, to reset settings, if you heep getting the problem, the timer/programmer , or the whole control panel is probably brooken,
in this case you can get replacements here.

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