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We have a Kitchenaid Whisper Quiet Ultimate dishwasher. The

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We have a Kitchenaid Whisper Quiet Ultimate dishwasher. The child lock light is on as well as the wash light to the left and they are flashing. I can't turn them off or get the dishwasher to start. What can I do?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.

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try this.


Control Lockout feature

accidentally turned on by


Press and hold the Heated Dry key for

5 seconds to turn off (or on) the Control lock feature. let me know if that works, I have the tech sheets up.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I don't see a heated dry key. I prssed the energy saver dry and that had no effect
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
okay give me a few more minutes , there are so many different tech sheets, I need to go through them. in the meantime open the door and then shut it, press and hold the cancel key for 5 seconds, see if that works, I will be back shortly. thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Done. Now the cancel key is flashing along with the child lock and the left-most wash light
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
ok now hold the energy saver dry button in for 5 seconds, this should unlock it.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
No effect. Lights still flashing
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
thats not good then. it mean the keypad is shorted, you may want to consider replacing the dishwasher at this point, this part is $183.00 but if you wish to order this heres a link , thanks and very best wishes, Bryan
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