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my dishwasher model # du948pwpq2 stopped working. None of the

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my dishwasher model # XXXXX stopped working. None of the buttons work/light. There is power to the appliance. It's 3 yrs old.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

Hi thanks for the question

You said you have power to the d/w .

Where did you check to fint that out and what did you check it with

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I hear noise when I push the buttons and the circuit breaker is on.
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.
Will the cycles change but the waters not entering and the motor wont start.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
It dosent start at all. It's like the control panel is kaput.
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

http://www.partselect.com/PartDetail.aspx?Inventory=382828&SourceCode=5&ModelNum=du948

 

That control has a thermal fuse on the control panel.

Here it is here. The front panel has to come of to replace this thermal fuse.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I replaced the fuse and tested for power with a amp meter (probably wrong name) and there is power. Controll panel still dosen't light or respond.
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.
If the fuse is ok then the problem is in the control.You have power to the control but not leaving the control.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
whirlpool model # XXXXX
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

http://www.partselect.com/PartDetail.aspx?Inventory=1489827&SourceCode=1

 

Heres the control here its not a bad price .