There are many reasons why your Samsung dishwasher may become unresponsive or act unusually when programming your next wash. For this reason, your dishwasher can be reset using a method devised by Samsung. Follow the instructions below if your Samsung has blinking lights on it or an error code.
Resetting your Samsung Dishwasher
Perform the following steps in order-
Total Time: 5 minutes
Turn off the dishwasher.
Pull the electrical plug.
Let the dishwasher sit for up to 3 minutes without power.
Plug back into the wall.
Turn on Dishwasher.
Your dishwasher is now reset and you should be able to select and run a new program.
In the event your dishwasher continues to show flashing lights on the control panel, it may require professional servicing or even replacing.