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I have a new dishwasher and it won't start. it is set for normal wash and heated dry. when i close the door and push start, it doesn't start.

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You don't say if it does anything at all or is just dead. I'll guess just dead.

First, make sure you have power to the dishwasher. Breakers all on? Some homes have the dishwashers plugged into an outlet under the sink. Usually one of these outlets is switched (for disposer) and the other half of the outlet is live, for a dishwasher. If you have the outlet connection, plug a lamp into the recepticle to make sure you have power. Some outlets may even be "downstream" from a GFI recepticle which may be tripped. Second, you may have to check to make sure the twist wire nut connectors are all good and tight on the white, black, and ground wires at the connection to the dishwasher. Hold the wire nut and tug on the wires to make sure they stay in the wire nut.

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