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by nezo123 » Thu Dec 14, 2006 7:53 pm

hi all, i have just aquired a whirlpool dishwasher model ADP 4501, ive just put it on the intense cycle and about 30 to 40 mins into the cycle it stopped and the start light started to flash 8 times then a pause then 8 times again, could anyone advise me on what to do
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by gegsy » Sat Dec 16, 2006 11:53 am

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Sorry for delay. Remove and clean filters, then before putting them back, look inside recess where filters were and at app 3 o'clock position, there is a roundish unit. carefully clean that thoroughly but do not poke anything through its grill as you may puncture its diaphragm.Re assemble and test.

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by nezo123 » Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:09 pm

Hi many thanks for you response, ive checked the filters and cleaned them also the 1 at 3 o'clock position, put it back together and tested, it still flashes 8 times half way through a cycle, could you please tell me what the 8 flashes means and if there is anything else i could try
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by gegsy » Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:46 pm

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Does the appliance drain correctly?
You could remove the front plinth and see if there is any water in the drip tray aswell? Un plug appliance first and be careful of the edge of the drip tray as its its razor sharp :!:
Failing that you may have a faulty Water Indicater (unit at 3 o clock)and/or faulty module.
It may be worth checking wiring from WI to module to be sure.
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