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My dishwasher will not start. every time i push the start

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my dishwasher will not start. every time i push the start button the control lock light blinks
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: kitchen aid kude20fx
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no i just had a tech here today and it workked ok before he was here
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: what kind of thingd need to be done to check it?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 11 months ago.

So either your control panel has failed or the control lock is engaged. Press and hold the Control Lock button for 5 seconds to see if that will remove the control lock. Then try to start a new cycle. If that doesn't work, unplug the dishwasher or flip the circuit breaker off to the dishwasher and try again. If it still won't start, you'll need to replace the entire touch control panel because it has failed I'm sorry to say.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 11 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?