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How to fix an Amana dishwasher that won't run & LED flashes 3 times after you press Start; Clean Light flashes continuously

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PROBLEM: Won’t Start and Start/Resume Key LED Flashes 3 Times When Start/Resume Key is Pressed

Control programmed to not start if it suspects door switch is stuck closed.

Control looks for switch to open between cycles.

Customer didn’t open door between cycles.

Door switch contacts stuck closed.

1. Open and close door and then press Start/Resume key. Instruct customer.

2. Unplug dishwasher or disconnect power.

3. Measure resistance of door switch contacts while checking mechanical operation of latch assembly.

Part Link ==> Door Interlock Switch

Source: Amana dishwasher ADB1600AWD1 won't run