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I have the bosch SMU7056UC/14 dishwasher - it is about 14 years old so it does not have an electronic touch pad - it has control buttons that you have to push - the on/off - first button on the left - will not hold so it will not start. I assume the control panel is bad - how hard to replace yourself?

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Easy to replace - IF you can find spares !
Most manufacturers declare their products obsolete after 10 years (some even earlier).
However, you may be able to fit a standard chassis mount ON/OFF toggle switch and solve the problem (assuming that only the ON/OFF switch is faulty).
Use a switch that has a plastic body and mounting shaft, to avoid safety problems.
Select a switch with a current rating equal to the stated rating on the machine's spec label (usually at the rear of the machine). If the rating is only stated in Watts, then simply divide Watts by the rated mains voltage to get the current.
If no lable can be found, then select a switch that can handle at least 10 amps if the rated mains voltage is 110 - 120Vac, or 5 amps if the rated mains voltage is 220 - 240 Vac.

Posted on Jun 07, 2011

  • ilshak01 Sep 09, 2011

    Does the little light come on above the button? If may not be the switch/ maybe a broken wire from the switch to the terminal block. You can check the switch itself for continuity with a multimeter...then (WITH THE POWER SHUT OFF AT THE BREAKER PANEL OF COURSE) check for continuity between the switch (Black wire) and the terminal block. These units are notorious for a broken wire where the door opens and closes.


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