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My whirlpool dishwasher will not turn on. The pot scrubber

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My whirlpool dishwasher will not turn on. The pot scrubber light is flashing on and off as is the normal light. Can I reset the panel so the start button will work?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 7 years ago.
You have a bad touch pad and need to replace it. The dishwasher wont work until you replace the touch pad.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
This did it before and the aplliance repair guy reset it. It worked for about ten months until it just quit again.
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 7 years ago.
Are you sure the clean light wasnt flashing at that time?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes, the unit was stuck on pot scrubbing and heat dry. The lights were blinking just as they are now, the difference is that the unit will not respond when the door is latched and I push the start button.
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 7 years ago.
You can try to turn the breaker off to the dishwasher and see if the control board will reset.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Tried that but only for one minute, I'll leaveit off longer
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 7 years ago.
If that doesnt work you need to replace the touch pad.
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