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Whirlpool Dishwasher won't start

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Solution 1:
Thermal Fuse
The thermal fuse shuts off power to the dishwasher if it overheats. If the thermal fuse blows, it will prevent the dishwasher from starting. To determine if the thermal fuse is defective, use a...
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Dishwasher Thermal Fuse
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Solution 2:
Door Switch
The door switch prevents the dishwasher from running while the door is open. If the door switch is defective, the switch will prevent the dishwasher from running even when the door is closed. To...
Required Part
Dishwasher Door Switch
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Solution 3:
Door Latch
The door latch ensures that the dishwasher door latches shut. If the door does not latch properly, the door switch might prevent the dishwasher from running. If the door latch is broken, replace it.
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Dishwasher Door Latch
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Solution 4:
Main Control Board
The main control board provides power to nearly every component of the dishwasher. If there is a problem with the main control board, it might not send voltage to the dishwasher, causing the...
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Dishwasher Main Control Board
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Solution 5:
Touchpad and Control Panel
To determine if the touchpad is at fault, try pressing various buttons on the touchpad. If some of the buttons don’t respond, the touchpad might be defective. (Some manufacturers sell the touchpad...
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Dishwasher Touchpad and Control Panel
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Solution 6:
Touchpad
To determine if the touchpad is at fault, try pressing various buttons on the touchpad. If some of the buttons don’t respond, the touchpad might be defective. If the touchpad isn’t working properly,...
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Dishwasher Touchpad
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Solution 7:
Timer
The timer allows power to flow to the proper parts at the proper times. If the timer isn’t working properly, it might not send voltage to the dishwasher, causing it not to start. Timers are often...
Required Part
Dishwasher Timer
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