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Start Cycle won't start, just flashes

I have a Kenmore 16299 dishwasher. When pressing start, the light just flashes. I've tried the Cancel (Drain) cycle several times and that doesn't do it. Help!

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First of all, with any problem, always try to reset it, unplug it for 20-30 mins or so and replug. it sounds to me like The motor is probably froze up. Very common if they sit for any length of time. Easy to fix too. Just get underneath it and look for the blades on the motor shaft. Give them a turn. BE CAREFUL NOT TO TOUCH ANY WIRES though. Unplug it first if you can. good luck.

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