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I recently bought a house with a built-in Maytag dishwasher.

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I recently bought a house with a built-in Maytag dishwasher. The installation manual is dated 2001. The model is MDB9150AWS. After using it effectively for a few days, I'm now stuck. When I close the door several of the control options flash repeatedly and I can't get it to turn on. I also don't know what to do to reset it. I've checked that there is no obstruction. It closes and locks. The indicators that are lit and flashing are "clean", 'rinse", "light", and "heavy". I checked the online manual, but this problem isn't addressed. Can you help?

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Are all of them flashing together? or randomly ?



Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Flashing together at regular intervals of about 1 second.

Try this first, turn off the cirucit breaker for the dishwasher for 5 minutes and turn it back on, let me know what happens when you turn on the breaker again...

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Will do. I wondered myself if that might be something to try.


Okay, I just turned off the breaker switch which is labeled dishwasher on the panel, but the lights are still flashing. Does that mean I haven't turned off the correct switch?

If the lights are still flashing then that is the wrong breaker,
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Okay, I turned that switch back on and found the one that shut off the dishwasher. i'll wait 5 min and turn it back on.


I just turned it back on and the lights are still flashing.

You have a shorted out control board on the unit, you will need to replace it,, You can click on the blue link below to order the correct part for your unit.

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