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My whirlpool dishwasher fills with water then stops running,

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my whirlpool dishwasher fills with water then stops running
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: modal # is WDF775SAYM3 and a little over a year
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: thats it
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 3 months ago.

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

I will need for you to put the unit in service mode and tell me what error is being reported by the system the directions are below:

Turn the dishwasher off.Pick 3 buttons on the control panel then Press them in the following sequence:

1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3

Each button must be pushed within 1 second, afterwards all the lights on the control panel will light up then the clean light will begin to flash.
The flashing sequence will give you the error code. It does this by flashing in two stages.

It will flash "X" amount of times, then pause 2 seconds, and flash "Y" amount of times, then pause 5 seconds and start over again.

In order to tell you what error code is coming up I will need to know the values of X and Y, thanks. Let me know and we will go from there.