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Offline sage_scooby

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Amana Dishwasher not working.
« on: December 03, 2010, 06:55:35 PM »

The dishwasher just stopped working.  

It's still getting power because every now and then the rinse only light comes on.  Then it turns off after a little while.  

I've attempted to open up the front panel but I could see no obvious visible defects.  

The latch handle is broken but I can still get it to open.  

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks in advance!

Model ADB1200AWW

Offline PARTech

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Re: Amana Dishwasher not working.
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2010, 07:13:40 PM »
If the latch is broken there are microswitches built in that will keep it from running...
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Offline sage_scooby

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Re: Amana Dishwasher not working.
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2010, 07:28:54 PM »
The latch has been broken for a while and it's been working fine.

Is there any way to test it?

Offline sage_scooby

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Re: Amana Dishwasher not working.
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2010, 07:32:35 PM »
Couldn't find an edit button...


The panel won't work at all not just it won't start.  I could set it before I shut it, now It won't light up at all ( except for the before mentioned rinse light thing)

Offline RAH52

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Re: Amana Dishwasher not working.
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2010, 09:02:09 PM »
Sounds like a defective control panel . Turn the power off to dishwasher remove the torx screws holding the inner door panel on . Check the area where the control panels ribbon connector enters the touch pad area . There is a slot in the control panel plastic . Look for discoloration in the ribbon connector .If its brownish the control panel is bad . I was told by the tech line to silicone the area in question to stop any moisture or water vapor from getting into this area . Not a cheap part unfortunately .