I killed the breaker for ten minutes. When I turned the power back on the flashing "9" returned immediately. The front panel looks sealed and dry... I wonder why it would fail? What would I have to do to get a new panel? The unit is just over two years old. I would expect a dishwasher to last ten years.
Have you fielded many service requests on this particular unit? In your opinion, did I buy a big white piece of garbage?
Huh... I just closed the dishwasher door and it ran through a rinse cycle for 9 minutes and then the display went blank. I pressed "autoclean" and then "start" and the unit seems to be functioning. I will let you know if it runs through completely.
Where is the control board? I assume it is seperate from the touch panel? How do i get a new one? Where can I purchase parts? Do I have to go straight to Maytag?
I was eventually able to make it all the way through that one "autoclean" wash cycle. Every once in a while it would stop wherever it was in the wash cycle and flash 9. I would have to press start and let it run the rinse for the 9 minutes, and then start the autoclean cycle over again. However, it still flashes the rinse light and has a flashing "9" on the display for ten minutes and then goes blank for ten minutes at random intervals throughout the day.
I am sure that I have to replace something, I just want to make sure that I replace the correct component. I also want to make certain that the part is worth replacing... If the control board is $250 and a new dishwasher is $350, I would rather get a new washer. Do you have a recommendation on where to source this part and roughly what it might cost? Do you think that this could be a reoccuring issue, and I may be better off buying a new washer rather than sinking $$ into this three year old piece when it will probably act up again in another year or two (if I'm lucky).
I am concerned that the control board is not the problem. I pulled the board out of the sealed case and it looks clean and sealed with some sort of silicone film from the factory. There are no burnt caps or corrosion of any kind. I did some additional research and found the link below. Here they say that the solution was the touch panel and not the control board. Like many other people these days, I am in a bad spot financially and I cannot afford to shotgun troubleshoot this problem. I want to be certain that if and when I buy a replacement part for the repair it is the correct one because I can only buy one. That is why I was willing to invest in the Just Answer Appliance solution, I want to be assured that this is the solution to my problem by someone who has experience with this specific symptom. How confident are you that the solution to my problem is the control board and not the touch panel?
My Model # is MDBH965AWW and my serial # is 37595533LJ
Can you help me find the cheapest control board? I don't really know the best place to get parts. Do you have a favorite or most trusted location to make a PCB purchase?
I ordered the control board for the dishwasher. That was the last time that I logged on. Unfortunately, the part was back ordered, and I didn't get it for almost a week. During the week that I was waiting, I removed the existing control board and cleaned it up with some acetone, and put it back in. The flashing "9" stopped and I haven't had a problem since. Now I have the new control board here still in the box, and I am hesitant to return it just in case I have problems again later with the original one.
Thank you for your help. I will accept your answer.
Now I am having a problem with my Kenmore Series 70 gas dryer (model #110 72722100). I have troubleshot the problem a bit, and I want to see if you agree with my diagnosis. When you turn the dryer on, the igniter glows and then the burner lights. The burner will stay lit for some time. Eventually, the flame will go out. I believe this is because the thermostat has told it to because it has reached a certain temp. A few minutes later the ignitor will glow, but the flame does not come. The igniter will cycle on and off for the next few hours with no flame, and the timer will not advance in "auto dry". I believe this has to be the gas valve coil. I cannot think of anything else that this might be. Otherwise the ignitor would not light, right? Any thoughts? Can you think of anything else to try before I order the replacement valves? Have you ever done valve replacement on a gas dryer? Are there any tips that you could give me?
Thanks again for all of your help,