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We have a frigidaire dishwasher model 4400 series, 1 1/2 yrs

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We have a frigidaire dishwasher model 4400 series, 1 1/2 yrs old, has been great, but today when you push the start/cancel button nothing happens, what can I do? It worked yesterday!
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  built1950 replied 7 years ago.
HiYa pears,

Did you go to the house breaker box and check the switch is not tripped. If not and it is okay, turn it off for five minutes. This will reset the system and clear any electronic glitches.
Next check if there is any standing water in the dishwasher.

Edited by built1950 on 10/20/2009 at 3:31 AM EST
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
There is power to the dishwasher as the green lights are on inside on the top, the control panel, but they won't go on in the front, where the start/cancel, and favourite setting is, so it's not that, and there is no water in the dishwasher, it was used last night and worked perfectly. Any other suggestions?
Expert:  built1950 replied 7 years ago.
Regardless of power to the machine.
The turning off of the power for 5 minutes is the first step in clearing the system in case you have any electronic glitches. Try this at the house breaker box with the machines power off for five minutes. Then if it still does not work, I will know from you description of some lights lit and others not,that you have a bad key panel with a stuck key or a bad control board panel. (CPB) Then that means it is not a home handy person fix and more than likely you will need a hands on tech on location.

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