You can reset Maytag dishwasher light flashing by pressing the ‘High Temp Wash’ and ‘Heated Dry’ buttons in sequence until all of the lights on the control panel are illuminated. If your dishwasher does not have a ‘Heated Dry’ button, press either the ‘Air Dry’ or ‘Energy Saver’ button instead.
If your Maytag dishwasher beeps when done, the wash cycle is complete. Opening the door will silence the alert. It will also beep if the pump drain filter is dirty or clogged. Cleaning the filter before starting a new cycle will silence the beeping.
You can reset the Maytag dishwasher’s error codes by either unplugging the dishwasher for at least 60 seconds or by shutting off the circuit supplying power to the dishwasher. This break in electrical power is what will reset the circuitry within the control board, removing the faulty error codes.
In almost all cases, a Maytag dishwasher will not start due to problems with the door not closing completely and latching. This could either be a user error or because the dishwasher latch has malfunctioned. Replace the latch and the dishwasher will start again.
When someone calls me to tell me their Maytag dishwasher would not drain, they are usually afraid that they needed a new dishwasher. Often, with …
The water temperature can not be hot enough, or the soap can be clumpy before use. If the hot water is all used up, for example if a lot of hot water has been used recently and none is available for the dishwasher the soap can not dissolve. Old powdered soap can be clumpy and won’t dissolve.
It is caused by the spray arm being obstructed, the dishwasher being dirty, the water temperature being too low, or the water pressure being too low. A Maytag dishwasher should be cleaned monthly using affresh® tablets. Ensure nothing is blocking the spray arm from spinning.