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Dishwasher was opened to add dish and would not start back
\015 My wife had just started the dishwasher and after it started running for a couple of minutes, she opened the door to add another dish.\015\012\015\012When she closed the door it would not start back.\015\012\015\012The control panel is not lighting up.\015\012\015\012I checked the breaker, and after finding it was ok, I checked the power chord with a tester. It showed there was power to the dishwasher.\015\012\015\012I opened and closed the door several times to make sure the door was closing all the way and was locking and everthing seemed to be fine, except the dishwasher acts like there is no power.\015\012\015\012I was wondering if there is a reset button or should I check something else?\015\012\015\012Thank you in advance for you help.\015\012\015\012Wes\015
What model dishwasher is this? Most dishwashers have a safety switch that halts the wash cycle if the door or latch is opened. I would check this first since the problem originated while opening the door.
Give it a few minutes it may have a built in delay when cycle is interuptede
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