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Lights flash but wont start

This dishwasher is less than 6 mo. old, has been operating fine but just started this problem. The door is shut properly, has power, water, all else appears as should be, but will not power up, only light flashing above "normal wash" when selected, and then light flashes beside "washing"(and beside "normal wash") when "start" is selected, but nothing else happens.

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  • arlenemx Nov 03, 2007

    Same problem.... I am adding water to see if it will kick on... So far nothing.... How much water does it need?

  • petyeaty2 May 19, 2008

    i have the same problem. the normal button and wahing button flashes, all because i opened the door when the washer had starting running and filling up with water, now it wont go any further..
    any ideas on how to start it again? other than the ones mentioned.

  • Danigirl2008 Jun 14, 2008

    I pulled the built in dish washer out to replace gasket on top..........was working fine and now all lights are flashing. I unplugged it and then when I plugged in again everything looks the same except when I go to push start the Washing button now just flashes.

    I feel like big hammer might work.......snicker snicker....any suggestions?

  • nakulskiv Jun 20, 2008

    lights flash on dishwasher frigidaire brand but wont start

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    My problem is basically the same but the Normal Wash light is the only one to flash. If you push start the cancel light will illuminate but once you let go the Normal light is the only one to flash. We had run the dishwasher the day before and it operated normally. Does anyone have an answer?


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Sounds like the pump has gone and cant circlate the water. Raise it up and if the water can siphon out, then the pump is a goner.

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If the dishwasher is still under warranty, best thing will be to conntact for manufacturer service !! The problem you describe could be cause off : * A Defective switch level that doesn't "shows" that there is enough water in the dishwather and therefore will prevent program's advance. * A defective heater- If water will not reach need temperature it will prevent program's advance as well. * Defective timer - Dishwasher's heart. In case your washer is over its warranty period and you would like to solve your problem by yourself, let me know and I will instruct you step by step how to to find the defective part and how to fix it. Good luck !

Posted on Jun 09, 2006

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