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Maytag mdb9150 dishwasher stopped at some point last night--found it this morning with flashing lights--I think "clean" and "heated dry", not sure.  I used "drain/off" to make sure there was mechanical noise--there was, so I don't think the machine is dead.  Purchased on 2001 with 5 year warranty, so out of luck there.  I tried turning off the electricity to the unit for a few hours; nothing improved.  When you start it (or think you have!) it makes noises for about a minute that sound promising, then nothing, then a sort of low buzzing "I think I can" sound plays intermittently. Please help!!  Thanks. Marsha Landau, Evanston, IL

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Check pump and solonoids click/work, if no mechanical noise, could be the circuit board, but they can be expensive. :(
if the solenoids click, and allows water in, then the pump might be jammed, with grit, clean and reinstall... good luck !

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