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I have a model MDBH979AWW2. The wash setting lights up and

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I have a model MDBH979AWW2. The wash setting lights up and the heat/noheat drying light . The start switch does not light up and it does not start. The cancel switch does not light up either.
thanks , any help appreciated.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

So can you select all the different cycles and options, but you just can't start the dishwasher?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes thats correct
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
ok then that's a fairly common issue for this model and unfortunately it means that your touch control panel will need to be ordered and replaced because the start button and possibly more is shorted and will need to be replaced. Below is a link to the part you'd need to order for your model.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thanks thats what my guess was.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
no problem and good luck to you.