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GE Dishwasher Won't Start

GSD4020Y73BB

The 4 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Dishwasher won't start are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.

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Door Latch - Part # 270826 Mfg Part # WD13X71

Door Latch

RepairClinic Item # 270826

If the dishwasher does not start, the door latch assembly might be defective. These are normally made of plastic and cannot be repaired. If the door won't latch and the door latch is broken, replace it.

 

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Touchpad and Control Panel

RepairClinic Item # 272987

If the touchpad is defective, the control board might not get the signal for the selections made. If the dishwasher won't start and the display doesn't seem to change properly when the buttons are pressed, the touchpad might need to be replaced. On some models the touchpad and control panel are sold together and will need to be replaced at the same time.

 

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Timer - Part # 271762 Mfg Part # WD21X796

Timer

RepairClinic Item # 271762

The timer allows power to flow to the proper parts at the proper times. If the dishwasher won't start, the timer might be defective. Keep in mind that timers are often misdiagnosed as the cause of a problem. Check other components first before replacing the timer.

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Timer - Part # 271763 Mfg Part # WD21X797

Timer

RepairClinic Item # 271763

The timer allows power to flow to the proper parts at the proper times. If the dishwasher won't start, the timer might be defective. Keep in mind that timers are often misdiagnosed as the cause of a problem. Check other components first before replacing the timer.

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