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Dishwasher will not run

I get lights on the start-up side of the panel but the Start/Cancel button will not light at all and the dishwasher will not start. Earlier at least I would close the door and hours later it would run, now though, nothing.

Posted by Frank Ewing on

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  • Frank Ewing Mar 10, 2007

    Thank you for your effort, unfortunately page 28 is in French and the manual is for the wrong dishwasher. This dishwasher has a digital push button panel that is only accessible when the door is open. The machine goes on mysteriously at odd times even though we can't get the start/cancel button to light normally, when we open the dishwasher from one of these "weird" cycles then the start/cancel light is on.....!!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    Have the same problem, machine started up a couple times with noone using it, now the start button doesn't work at all, although all the other buttons
    seem to work, have tried switching breaker on/off etc..

  • doc128 May 11, 2010

    the start cancel button sometimes works but also sometimes will not come on. what is the solution



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I am the guy from Key West with the Jenn Air....the solution for me was to give up finally and Home Depot provided a new works fine. I DID put a voltage surge protector on it which you can get at Home Depot for less than ten dollars as I recall...even called the surge protect company and was told it would work fine, just don't get it wet. (they have a warning NOT to use with water items like fish tanks, etc.)....was told it would be fine in this instance. Good luck to all with this problem!

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Here is the link for the manual etc. if you need it page 27 appears to describe the solution to your issue and check page 28 about the control lock feature I hope this helps :)

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  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2007

    Sorry somehow I gave you the wrong link - this happened to me a few times yesterday - still investigating the problem think it was my clipboard.

    Just trying to find the correct one again - will get back to you



  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2007

    turns out is a bad link on the jenn-air site

    this is where it should be and this linked to the correct manual yesterday

    I have contacted jenn-air to specifically ask them to fix this link or send me the correct one - they promise to respond within three days and as soon as i get anything i will let you know.

    it is possible that they may fix the problem soon anyway, so try this new link to see what you get.

    I read the manual and found a solution on the pages specified, sorry I can't remember what it was - i have had no luck at all finding the manual from another source - maybe you have better luck. even try a local dealer with the same model and ask to read the manual.

    Sorry for the mess - mea no culpa

    I will keep trying however so keep checking


  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2007

    jenn air have not yet fixed the link, and they e-mailed me a copy of the installation guide - which is no use at all. Sorry but i have tried bothering them again so maybe a couple more days might have a manual.


  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2007

    Now they have sent me back the one from the site for the wrong model. Super. I think this is probably a dead end - sorry.


  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2007

    I am having one more try though.




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