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Based on your description I'd say the issue actually is with the control...unfortunately. This is likely within the electronic timer/control, specifically the heater relay solder joint. ( a faulty flow switch, ntc or heater can also cause this, but not very probable ).
If you feel capable of checking this on your own, there`s a way to visually inspect the control really isn't very complicated. Copy & paste this link (or click on it if it will respond) to your toolbar (explorer bar ?) and you'll see my complete solution for this issue.

I also wanted to add, depending on your model and serial number Bosch issued a recall on some of their units. Here's a link you can use to check up on your specific unit.
Good luck.
Macmarkus :)

Bosch 24 in.... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Here's a troubleshooting guide, it should help for starters:
Common Bosch Dishwasher Problems And Solutions

Bosch... | Answered on May 31, 2019

You can always check out this troubleshooting guide, it should give you an overall overview of the situation and help out:
Common Bosch Dishwasher Problems And Solutions

Bosch... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Give this video a try. There are lots of places where gunk can build up and this video shows you how to do it on a Bosch dishwasher.

Bosch 24 in.... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Here's a link to a Troubleshooting guide, let me know if you need anything else:
Common Bosch Dishwasher Problems And Solutions

Bosch... | Answered on May 31, 2019

First, I'm not a BOSCH tech.
I just installed an ELECTROLUX dishwasher last month and had a similar problem. We also have an older Kenmore dish washer in another part of the house. The Kenmore is at least 15 years old and the touch pads are very soft and easy to select. The new one did not select either. I have to firmly depress the pad (which seems to be a stiffer plastic) and make sure I'm pressing down on the right spot to get things to work.
* I recently came across the same problem. Pressing buttons won't change the displayed setting and it seemed to be 'stuck' in one mode but I coudn't tell if it was in between a cycle or just stuck. I've found that holding the 'start' button down (firmly) for 10 seconds will cancel all functions and it went back to normal. Since then it gets stuck several times over the week. I don't know if one of the kids is opening it up as I only turn it on at night just before going to sleep. So, someone may be sneaking around for a mid nite kitchen raid.
* If you still have problems then check your warranty as many of these machines have parts warranty for 3-5 years. The 'switch' section if bad must be completely replaced as it is all one piece. These membrane switches will get damaged from a sharp fingernail or using a knife or fork to force the button down. (happened with the Kenmore, Kids kept stabbing it to get it to turn on.)
Aloha, ukeboy57

Bosch... | Answered on May 31, 2019

I saw my repair man do the following, which you might try...
Open the door and simultaneously press & hold down the power button with the 2 buttons used on your model to "Cancel & Drain." If the unit comes on it now is in self-diagnosis mode. Release the buttons and close the door. The unit should start to fill with water. Press the power button to exit the mode.

Bosch 24 in.... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Take the front kick panel off and see if anything under the machine is wet.

Bosch Evolution... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Try unplugging it and wait 30 seconds plug it back in and it should reset the computer

Whirlpool... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Possibly the top or the side of the door.

Siemens... | Answered on May 30, 2019

Check the stainless steel cover on the bottom of the lower rack sprayer. If it has been bent downward on either end, it will hit the inside panel of the door near the bottom. It may score the panel as it hits on each rotation of the sprayer.

Just bend it back in position, carefully, with a pair of pliers. The technique required is similar to bending the pocket clip of a fountain pen back into the proper position after it has been sprung out too far. You might practice on a pen or mechanical pencil clip to see what I mean.

GE Dishwashers | Answered on May 30, 2019

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