Having problems with your Frigidaire Dishwashers ?

The dishwasher is stuck on china cycle wash. I cannot cancel or stop. A few times it went on normal wash only to switch back to china cycle wash. The machine is less than two years old.


Answers :

Hi.

As first thing try tripping the circuit breaker or disconnecting power cord for two minutes, and see if this resets the machine.

If the machine is still stuck, then the first thing to do is calling frigidaire number, to find out if the warranty is still on. At least part warranty should still de valid.

Here contact page: Customer Support - Frigidaire Appliances.

Regarding the fault, the control board going back to china is not normal and point at a control module failure. Since the control module is expensive and difficult to test, before replacing the control module more parts must be tested.

Inlet good working and water level device should be checked, and the door latch must be tested by running a cycle withh door microswitch contacts jumped. A defective door switch may in fact open at any time interrupting the cycle and causing different problems that may be confused with control module faults. Button board must also be tested. Depending on the model there may also be a key combination (button dance) reset procedure. It should not be the solution in your case, as the appliance is going back to china wash, and it is not locked. The button dance is used when appliance locks up in error mode or after power surge.

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Ginko.

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