Question about Kenmore 24 in. 16033 Built-in Dishwasher
I have a Kenmore Dishwasher 16033. While under warranty, the clean light would flash when I tried to start a cleaning cycle. I called and was given a series of buttons to push on the dishwasher to clear the problem (like "Pots and Pans" and "Heated Dry" back and forth 3 times each). Of course, I didn't write down the procedure and the dishwasher is no longer under warranty. Does anyone know what I need to press to avoid a service call?
Lynn, on the newer boards the key dance is heated dry-normal-heated dry-normal. On the older boards it was high temp-air dry-high temp-air dry. Don't know if yours has been changed or not..Catriver...post back.
Posted on Aug 28, 2006
Ditto here! Same blinking light. Repair guy said we need new computer board and heating circuit for $350 (and it cost me $60 to get this BS assessment). I just tried the button sequence and ... wah lah! ... all better. THANK YOU!!!
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
Oh my god! Thanks so much! I cant believe that it worked.
Those %$6#'s would have charged me hundreds! Its so wrong!
I called and was told that the heating element should be repaired. So i ordered a new one myself, installed it and still had the issue until your help!
Thanks so much!!!!!
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
In the Kenmore quietguard4 the sequence is - heated dry * Hi temp * heated dry * Hi temp .
Posted on May 08, 2009
Worked for me on a Kenmore 665 Ultra Wash. I used the heated dry - normal - heated dry - normal sequence. It went into Quick Rinse for some reason after that, so I hit Cancel/Drain (which took longer than I thought it would to finish). Then I set it for the cycle I wanted (Smart Wash) and hit Start. It's running now! Thank you!
Posted on Oct 12, 2011
Thank you for this solution, it just save us 260.00 dollars!!! Did it this morning and it worked...........ahhh clean dishes:)
Posted on Nov 04, 2009
Thank you so very much for posting this solution. I have an Inglis built in dishwasher that went on the blink ("clean" light kept blinking) and the "heated dry - normal - heated dry - normal" key sequence fixed the issue immediately!
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
This works!!! Thank you so much. I have a whirlpool and it worked on mine as well. I thought I was going to have to pay for service also!!!
Posted on Feb 07, 2011
You are the BEST! I was just online looking for the heating element to purchase and came across your advice. My husband walked over, entered the sequence and WHA LAAA, it started again. THANK YOU! You are wonderful for sharing this great info!
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
We ran into the flashing CLEAN light problem and check out the manual. Of course it said we should call for service ... Sears is making a killing if people are actually following through with them ... we hung up on them after they wanted to charge us $60 to look at it and $200 to fix. Thankfully, we found this suggestion and it worked like a champ. Thanks for sharing this tip.
Posted on Mar 13, 2008
Thanks for posting the info. The heated dry-normal-heated dry-normal worked great for me. Thanks again. Jeremy socal
Posted on Sep 25, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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