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Product Help | Whirlpool

Interior Lights Not Coming On - Dishwasher

Possible Solution

Is the power supply correctly connected to the dishwasher? Has a household fuse blown or is the circuit breaker tripped?

If the unit has a plug-in power cord, ensure it is properly plugged in. If the unit is directly wired, ensure the wiring has been correctly connected to the unit. Refer to the installation instructions for proper direct wiring instructions.

If power is connected correctly, check your household electrical box to see if a fuse has blown or the circuit breaker has tripped. 

It is not recommended to plug a dishwasher into an outlet with a wall switch that must be ON to supply power to the outlet. Locate another outlet or direct wire the dishwasher to the home power supply. 

Were the lights turned off? 

Some models have the option to turn the lights off in the settings menu. The sequence for entering the setting menu will vary by model, so refer to your Owner's Manual for complete instructions. 

Has the door been open for some time?

The lights will automatically turn off when the door has been open for over 10 minutes.  

To reset the interior lights:

  1. Close the Door and wait approximately 30 seconds. 
  2. Open the door, and the lights should illuminate


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