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how do I perform a service test cycle on a whirlpool dishwasher?

I have just replced the... Show More
I have just replced the heating element.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
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replied 3 years ago.
Hi

What model number do you have please?

Regards
Customer reply replied 3 years ago.

whirlpool ADG7560/1 dishwasher

Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 3 years ago.
Hi

Turn the dishwasher on and select the rinse cycle first on the left.

Turn the dishwasher off.

Press and hold the start button and turn it back on.

Hold the start button in till the start light is flashing then let go.

Now press the start button once and close the door.

Now it will run a 12 minute test cycle. If it picks up a fault it will stop, drain the water out and beep. Open the door and the start light will be flashing.

But fingers crossed if you have replaced the heater and just want to test it this should be fine.

Regards

Customer reply replied 3 years ago.
Won't go into flash mode when I follow your sequence. Does it need a factory reset and if so how is that performed?
Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 3 years ago.
Hi

No it doesnt need a factory reset as there isnt one.

When you turn it on is the start light lit up?
If so then press and hold it to cancel the cycle out and then try the above and see if it will go into test mode.

Regards