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my kitchenaid dishwasher has had the clean light flashing 4

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my kitchenaid dishwasher has had the clean light flashing 4 times and will not cycle or run through diagnostics. I have had the service man here 4 times already, and they have replaced parts, but the same problem is occurring ($500 later). Can you please give me some help, I'm terribly frustrated.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Chas replied 5 years ago.

Hi, my name isXXXXX am hoping that I will be able to help you with your problem today..


What parts did they replace?




Customer: replied 5 years ago.
They replaced the electric pad behind the touchpad and the heating element
Expert:  Chas replied 5 years ago.
Are you sure it is 4 flashes and not 7 flashes of the clean light?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes, it's 7
Expert:  Chas replied 5 years ago.

Normally this is a bad heating element, if the tech checked it and replaced it, then he did not check to see if it is getting voltage to the heating element, this will cause the error code you received, so the problem is the thermostat that controls the heating element is bad, this is part number 661566, You can order the parts you need from the following places,,,, or, all of these places offer easy returns and reasonable prices for their items.


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