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Offline greg

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runs then stops and clean light blinks
« on: July 16, 2012, 07:56:35 PM »

I have a Whirlpool dishwasher that I start it will run for a while then stops and the clean light blinks is it a bad control board or touch pad or motor. It is a whirlpool model number is DU1100XTPQ3 thanks for your help.
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Offline haroldsappliance

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Re: runs then stops and clean light blinks
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2012, 04:25:05 AM »
Unplug unit for a couple minutes. If your still having a problem remove touch ribbon that plugs into control board. This ribbon is a flat set of wires in a flat plastic with a black connector that comes off the touch pad and goes to control board. Leave it off for a minute or so then reinstall. I used this procedure recently with no call back.

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Re: runs then stops and clean light blinks
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2012, 10:11:17 AM »
The clean light blinking indicates a problem in the heating circuit.  Components of the circuit are the heater, limit thermostat, control board and door switch.  I usually find a bad heater.  If it's intermittent, it's usually the door not shutting right and closing both switches.

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Offline greg

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Re: runs then stops and clean light blinks
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2012, 05:03:30 PM »
thanks the door does not stay shut properly :)