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Ann Handler Posted on Apr 08, 2007

Kenmore Quiet Guard 2 keypad

Typically when using the dishwasher-cycle and option keys are touched-green lights light up the selections-pressing start begins the process. Should the process need to be interrupted press cancel. To begin again simply press start. Now the cycles and options are not lighting nor working. If cancel is pressed it actually starts with no water then stops a few moments later. If start is pressed the cancel light comes on and its the same as pressing the cancel button. It worked fine twice yesterday. We had a 5 year old visitor yesterday. I don't know that that is relevant. I am still able to put the "lock" on and off using the air dry key. Thank you for your time.

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  • Ann Handler Apr 08, 2007

    Thanks for such a quick response! Especially on a holiday weekend. Wow!
    After trying your suggestion now a red light will come on when a cyle key is pressed. However, that's all it's doing. Any other suggestion would be appreciated. Dinner is at our place this holiday!
    Thanks again-it really is appreciated!

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    same as first person

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    accidentally pressed air dry button, now will not begin wash cycle. machine water pump goes on but will not start wash cycle. Pressing settings has no effect. Turn power off and back on. Machine makes some pumping sounds but won't begin wash cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Hi, i have a year old Indesit TableTop Dishwasher, it was working till last night but it is not working now, it does start (using ON/OFF button) but does not work when we press Start/Pause button, and it is giving a continuous beap at a regular interval of around a min. Need some help fix that.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Hi, i have a year old Indesit TableTop Dishwasher, it was working till last night but it is not working now, it does start (using ON/OFF button) but does not work when we press Start/Pause button, and it is giving a continuous beap at a regular interval of around a min. Need some help fix that.


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Sounds like the electronic controls (smart card) are acting up. Try shutting off the power at your fuse box or shut off the circuit breaker for 1 minute them turn the power on again. This fix quite often works on electronic appliances.

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