Frigidaire dishwasher is one of the major appliances in your house. Generally, it works great and keeps you tension free from dirty dishes. There is no major complaint about this dishwasher. But it is a machine and it may fall mechanically or electrically. Frigidaire dishwasher start button not working is a rare problem that your machine has a chance to face. But there is a simple and straightforward solution for it.
Now I am going to cover the most common problems which are responsible for not working start button and their best solutions.
Replace the Touchpad
Look at the display of your dishwasher and confirm that it is working. If the display is working, press some other buttons from the touchpad. If they are working but the start button is not working, it indicates the faulty touchpad. There are some models of frigidaire dishwasher which you can buy and replace touchpad separately from the control panel. If the touchpad soldered with the touchpad control panel, you need to buy and replace the whole control panel to solve the issue.
Replace both Touchpad and Control Panel
First of all, confirm that the display is working. Now press all of the buttons. If few button works but start and other buttons are not responding accurately, the touchpand and control panel need to be replaced. If your machine allows you to buy touchpad or control panel individually, replace the touchpad firstly. If it doesn’t solve the problem, replace the control panel also. It will not only let the start button working but also let other buttons work correctly.
Replace Your Frigidaire Dishwasher’s Main Control Board to Fix the Start Button
Main control board is the soul of all functions of every dishwasher. The main control board may fall electrically. If it happens, it will not send voltage to the touchpad control panel and touchpad. As a result, button won’t respond correctly. Purchasing a main control board may cost you huge. So, it is better to test all other possible defective parts before replacing it. Apart from that, the main control board is a rarely defective part in your dishwasher.
Though not working button is not a severe problem for frigidaire dishwasher but it can throw you in a big trouble when you have lots of dishes to clean. As this Frigidaire is a luxurious appliance, you need to pay a handsome amount to the repairman for fixing. But if you follow my above solutions, you can easily troubleshoot a not responding start button by yourself. It will only cost you for parts. Besides, you can also ask manufacturer’s helpline for better help.