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My dishwasher will not start or turn on when the power

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My dishwasher will not start or turn on when the power butten is pushed. I tried the child proof switch and nothing. I checked, it has power at the junction box.
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: My dishwasher is a Samsung DMT Series. I don't know the actual number, where would I find that.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The sink was pluged up the other day and the washer would start and run for a few seconds then stop. I thought it was trying to empty out water bur couldn't because of the backup. So I took off the drain line from the washer and drained it. It stopped after that.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 month ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 1 month ago.

Any lights at all coming on or is it totally dead?

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