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Lights blinking and won't clear

The following lights are blinking and will not clear: Heavy Duty, Normal, Quick Clean-up, Rinse Only, Heat Dry and Cancel. I have tried the following key combinations to fix it, but they don't work: 1)High Temp (HT), Heat Dry (HD), HD, HT, HD, HD, start, start... and 2) HT, HD, HT, HD, start, start.... 3) HD, Normal, HD, Normal Neither one of these solutions worked. I got solution #3 from the literature attached to the bottom, front panel. Do you have any other suggestions.

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    The normal light china light and cancel are all blinking. Tried (HD)(Normal)(HD)(Normal) and nothing.

  • kitkatlong Jan 29, 2008

    The heavy duty light and the normal light are blinking and wont stop. The dishwasher won't run and won't cancel either.

  • nyspud Sep 05, 2008

    Today I have the following lights blinking (normal, Light/China and the Cancel) these all blink at the same time. I can't recall what the previous ones were but, currently these are simultaneously blinking . Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. I have taken no other steps beyond flipping the switch to the electric panel.

  • impalass409 Sep 30, 2008

    heavy duty flashes, when cancel pushed heavy duty and normal flash,if restart pushed heavy duty, normal and cancel flash, if unplugged. will
    go off and only cancel blinks slow then is on steady. do anything goes back to heavy duty flashing.  key presses heated dry-normal-heated dry-normal
    does nothing. The demo mode key presses: high temp-heated dry -heated dry-high temp-heated dry-heated dry also do nothing. The washer was bought new and sat for almost a year while we remodeled kitchen. Installed ran twice ok then would not go thru a complete wash cycle.

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    mine is doing the same thing

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The solution #3 should work.. you may want to try again.... first turn off the Breaker to cut power then wait a few minutes then turn back on, then within 6 seconds try (Heated dry)(normal)(heated dry)(normal).. all lights should light up then you know that you are in the service cycle, and the unit should go into a self test and clear the fault. The test take about 30 minutes. let me know if you can get into it...

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