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Red button keeps flashing on control panel I held it down as

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Red button keeps flashing on control panel I held it down as directed it will not stop flashing it is called control lock Model KDTM504epao ser f 52501921 dish washer is not even 1 year old I purchased it from Abt appliance in Ill. I cannot wash dishes and now it smells
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 4 months ago.

Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

Kill the power to the unit at the breaker for 5 minutes.

Press the cancel button, then press and hold the control lock light for 3-5 seconds and the unit should come out of lock mode and operate normally. If the unit does not respond properly after that then control panel has a shorted key and it will need to be replaced. I have linked the control panel replacement part below in case it has to be changed out.

W10742456 - click here

But being that new it should still be under manufacturer warranty so if the reset above does not work I would call the store you purchased the unit from and have it repaired under warranty.


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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,
I was just getting back with you, I see the question is still open and I have not heard back from you is there something else I can help you with?

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