How to Reset a Code for a Whirlpool Quiet Partner 3

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As of 2011, the Whirlpool Corporation is the world's largest appliance manufacturer, according to Forbes. Whirlpool offers a popular line of under counter and portable residential dishwashers, many of which are equipped with the Quiet Partner 3 noise dampening feature. Dishwashers with the Quiet Partner 3 system are manufactured with sound-reducing insulation to provide you with whisper-quiet operation. When your Whirlpool Quiet Partner 3 dishwasher malfunctions, run a brief diagnostic and reset the control panel to have the appliance working again in minutes.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Crack open the door of your Whirlpool Quiet Partner 3 dishwasher two to three inches.

  2. 2

    Press the "Sani Rinse," "Heated Dry," "Sani Rinse" and "Heated Dry" buttons on the dishwasher's electronic control panel in quick succession to put the appliance in diagnostic mode.

  3. 3

    Close the dishwasher door and engage the door latch.

  4. 4

    Wait 10 seconds before pressing the "Cancel" button to reset the dishwasher.

Tips and warnings

  • Select and run a heated drying cycle to make sure your dishwasher is functioning properly after being reset.
  • A dishwasher that malfunctions again within minutes of being reset may indicate a faulty internal component. Consult your owner's manual or contact Whirlpool customer support for more information.

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