Are you sure it's nine times it flashes every time?
Sounds like it's flashing a error code. If it flashes 9 times then pauses and flashes 9 times again that would be a E99 code.
But looking at the tech sheet there is no E99 error code. There is a E98 code.
Console control board problem.Check:
Replace console control board.
Your model uses main control board part # 137005000
I have attached a copy of the tech sheet.