- Door not closed securely
- Delay option turned on
- Water supply not connected or turned on
- Blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker
- Door latch is engaged when door is open
- Dishwasher will not turn on
- Dishwasher will not start
- Dishwasher counts down to run but does not start cycle
- Dishwasher will not stay on
- Dishwasher display is blank
- Dishwasher program counts down but does not start
- Door latch engaged
Steps to Verify Issue:
- Turn the home circuit breaker to the unit off for 30 seconds then back on again. Then retest the unit operation.
- Make sure the dishwasher is turned on and has power.
- Make sure electrical power to dishwasher and home circuit breaker is on.
- Make sure the child lock, Sabbath feature, and Showroom Mode are not turned on. See also:
- Be sure a program has been selected before pressing Start.
- The Start button may have been pressed for too short a time.
- Current dishwashers incorporate a safety feature that requires the door to be closed within 4 seconds of pressing the Start button.
- Confirm the door is closed securely.
- Make sure the Delay option is not on. Cancel the delay if needed.
- Select a new program and touch start. The cycle should start immediately if taken out of Delayed Start.
- Make sure the control panel is clean and dry.
- Water softener models may run a regeneration process at the start of wash cycles. This may seem like the dishwasher is not starting.
- See Cove Dishwasher Water Softener Regeneration for details.
- Check that the water supply is connected properly and the water is turned on.
- Turn the home circuit breaker to the unit off for 10 seconds then back on again. Retest the unit operation.
- Verify that the power cord is properly plugged into the wall socket.
- This may require removal of the dishwasher.
- The dishwasher may be on a power switch under the kitchen sink area.
- Verify if connected to a switch, the switch was not turned off.
- For outdoor models, verify that the power cord is plugged into the unit.
- If a whirring sound occurs when turning off the power to the dishwasher, turn the water supply to the dishwasher off and contact service for repair.
- If these troubleshooting steps do not resolve the issue, service is necessary to expertly diagnose and repair the product. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.
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