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my dishwasher is not responding to the start button. No function

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my dishwasher is not responding to the start button. No function at all. Checked circuit breakers, no dice. It's a KUDM220T5 Kitchenaid dishwasher. Tried cycling the dial, made sure the lock was engaged, no function. Looked in the panel underneath, no obvious problem. It worked perfectly earlier today.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 5 years ago.
Hello I'm Larry and will be helping you so please stay on line with me until we finish, i will try not to take up to much time ,, thanks

does any of the buttons work?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No. Usually after you set it to "Normal" or "China", with the door locked, hit the start button, and it starts filling. Now, no response at all.
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 5 years ago.
can you hear the timer clicking like its running
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No, no sound.
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 5 years ago.
the switch inside the control panel that makes when you shut the door is bad and will have to be replaced, the part number is(NNN) NNN-NNNNwhich cost about $15 and you can get it at a local appliance parts dealer near you, thanks and happy new year
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Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 5 years ago.
i see you have not press the accept button yet and I'm about to go off line so if you still have questions please ask now ,,, thanks
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Is the control panel the panel at the bottom of the dishwasher? Or is it in the door at the top where I open/close the door?
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 5 years ago.
the control panel is the part at the top where the timer and buttons are
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