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the lights are all flashing on my kitchenaid dishwasher and it stopped in the middle of a cycle and refused to continue. Does it need a new control panel? Because this is the 3rd time it has broken. The repair fee is $129 plus a new control panel (again) plus a repeat visit to install-should i just buy a new dishwasher? This one's a lemon! I replaced the control panel and the heating element already.
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Does the dishwasher work okay otherwise?
no, it does not work at all.
it was perfect until it started blinking
Well, two things-I'm in NYC where everything is $$$ and I had this repair company out before and that's what happened.
Also, I'm a 58 year old woman who can replace a light bulb but that's about it! :)
Yeah, well it's through Kitchenaid online so of course it's pricey.
Truth is what I need to know after all these repairs, should I junk the unit? I've already spent an amount that could've bought me a new one. So throw good money after bad?
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A & E is the service company! $129 for an initial call. And I would replace the dishwasher with a rotary dial machine because this is just bogus! I've spent over $500 repairing this machine. Does it sound like a lemon to you? I mean do all of them break every year? I can't imagine that to be the case.
Also, what do the flashing lights mean? Does it sound like it needs another control panel?