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    Default KitchenAid Dishwasher wont work

    Model Number: KUDI02CRBL0
    Brand: KitchenAid
    Age: 1-5 years

    I have a KitchenAid Dishwasher which just stopped working all of a sudden. I will post the model number when I get home. I ran a wash cycle successfully earlier in the day and then when I tried to run another cycle later in the day, I depressed the "Normal" button and then pressed
    the "Start" button.....when I did that, it dishwasher sounded like it began filling with water for about 3 seconds and then wammo, the dishwasher
    stopped working. I tried to start the cycle again and the same thing happened with one addition, the smell of electric components burning. I then
    opened the front panel to get access to the control panel and found burnt areas on the thermal fuse side as well as the control panel. The burnt areas on the panel look like where the round fuse goes as well as the parts to the right of the TR1 and TR4 areas on the control board...tracing the path to these components looks like they are associated wit the "Fill, Drain, and Disp" functions of the dishwasher. Do I just replace the thermal fuse, fuse, and control board or is the pump bad too. Just wondering if I should just buy a new washer.

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    If it wasn't for the burn marks you could just replace the thermal fuse and wire harness. The relay on the control is probably bad so you'll need to replace both. Here are the parts for your model:
    Main Control Board 8564542 Order now for same day shipping. 365 day return policy. RepairClinic.com

    Thermal Fuse 8193762 Order now for same day shipping. 365 day return policy. RepairClinic.com
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    Default Model Number is KUDI02CRBL0

    Does this change the parts? How do I know it is just the thermal fuse and control board?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wagsy View Post
    Does this change the parts?
    I don't understand your question
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    I provided the full Model Number. I was wondering if that changes the parts you recommend to be replaced. I also want to know how I can be sure that those are the only two parts which need to be replaced or did some other part fail causing the thermal fuse and control board to fail?
    Quote Originally Posted by rickgburton View Post
    I don't understand your question

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    I removed the board and the P/N on the board is 8559825.

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    What is the likelihood (in your opinion) that the thermal fuse and control board are the only defective
    parts? The reason I ask is that I dont know if I should invest $150 in parts into this 5.5 year old KitchenAid
    (not knowing 100% if this will fix the problem) or just buy a new dishwasher.
    Also, have these parts been re-engineered to prevent their failure only after 5.5 years?

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    Did you check your thermal fuse to see if it is bad? The first two parts I posted were for a KUD10 not KUDI0. Does the burn spot on the board look like it has done damage to the board? To answer your question, Whirlpool has replaced the original board design with this new design. That usually indicates a problem was found with the original design then re-designed to eliminate the problem. If your thermal fuse is OK you won't need to replace it. That will put your cost at less than $100. Now let me ask you this, how much longer do you want the dishwasher to last if you replace the board? Would you be satisfied with another year or longer? If you purchase the board through this site, you have a year to return it for a refund. I don't know how much use you machine gets or what kind of shape it's in now but it wouldn't be uncommon to get another 5 years of use out of it after replacing the board. I would suggest you price some new machines and then weigh your options. I hope this helped.
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