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have a whirlpool 280-2 dishwasher. All of a sudden it is not

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have a whirlpool 280-2 dishwasher. All of a sudden it is not powering on. I have reset the fuse but still nothing
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

Thanks for the question.

Is that the complete model number, did you check where the 120 volt line connects to the unit.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Actually the model number is XXXXX
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

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This thermal fuse is located on the control in the control panel if fit fails the d/w wont start, remove the outer panel to get to this fuse its a common problem with that make.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
How do I remove the outer panel?
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.
Remove the screws on the inside of the door this will let you remove the outer panel to check the thermal fuse.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Ok...I got it out. Where should I go for a replacement?
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.
Sears has them or any appliance parts store near you its a common part so no problem getting it.
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