Kitchenaid Dishwasher Won't Start Control Lock. If your dishwasher won’t start, save time and money by troubleshooting it before calling a. I intend to look at pump for leak etc as suggested just incase the light went off for a real reason.
Some dishwashers won't start if. On dishwasher models with a lock keypad or control lock keypad, push and hold the control lock keypad for at least three seconds. Nothing happens when push any of the buttons, no matter what cycle is selected.
Dishwasher is closed all the way.
If your machine is in delay mode, press cancel/drain to deactivate the delay and press start/resume to reactivate the cycle. We have a kitchenaid whisper quiet ultimate dishwasher. If there is a problem with the main control board, it might not send voltage to the dishwasher, causing the dishwasher not to start. If your dishwasher uses a mechanical timer control, a failed timer can prevent the cycle from starting.