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Maytag MDB5601AWS Dishwasher worked fine when I moved into my new home less than 2 weeks ago. It just stopped working a few nights ago and the sellers did not leave info on the dishwasher. The only buttons that light up are the buttons on the right side of the START/CANCEL button (which does not light up at all) and the LIGHT WASH button on the left side of the panel. The DELAY WASH button blinks for a while, and then all lights on the panel go off completely. No noise at all comes from the


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CLICK HERE for your owners manual.
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Hello Gerty - another example of why appliances are sold in as is condition. Let me help. Good news is this is a Maytag energy saver model with excellent features.
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\015\012Here is a free link to your manual. you may want to save this to favortes or print it.
\015\012http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%206920186.pdf
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\015\012We may just have a latch that hasn't been used a lot lately that is acting up. Open the door and then close the door firmly being sure the latch is fully closed. Then push start/cancel and then wait up to two minutes for it to start. That may do it. The door switch is important because, if it's defective, the dishwasher won't work at all. To reach it, you need to remove the control panel cover, or sometimes the interior liner of the door. If it's defective, you need to completely replace it. The good news is that if your machine needs a new door switch this will be a relatively easy fix.
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\015\012If it isnt working at this point i would repeat the process. open the door, close the door firmly, push start/cancel
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\015\012Next go to your electrical panel and find the breaker or fuse that controls the dishwasher. turn it off and leave it off for a full two minutes which will reset certain functions. turn it back on and then go back to the dishwasher and push the start/cancel button.
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\015\012if it is still not working you can call maytag's national number to get hooked up with a local maytag repairman............yes they really do exist...........lol.............good luck , i hope your dishwasher is up and running now, if not i hope the fix will be inexpensive for you. enjoy your new home.
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