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Product Help | Whirlpool

Controls Not Responding - Dishwasher

Possible Solution

Is the Control locked?

If the Control Lock feature is activated, the Control Lock light will be on. The controls will not respond to any touch commands.

NOTE:  If you dishwasher appears to have no power, no lights, etc. please verify that the Control Lock has not been activated. If the Control Lock is set, your control will not operate at all, and a red "Padlock" may be illuminated. Check the Owner's Manual for your model dishwasher to learn how to de-activate the Control Lock. 

CLICK HERE for more information about the Control Lock on most dishwashers

Cycle Power

  1. Disconnect from the power source for one minute. 
  2. After one minute, reconnect the dishwasher to its power source.

If your dishwasher is plugged into an outlet, simply unplug the unit for one minute and then plug the unit back in. If the dishwasher is hard wired to the power supply, turn the breaker off at the home electrical panel that powers the dishwasher for one minute and then turn the breaker back on. 


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