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Hi, I have a Kenmore dishwasher; model number 587.16242702 which I just purchased. It works great, but once finished the clean light stays on, and will not reset to allow me to run a new cycle. The only way I can get it to run again is if I kill the power to it. Any ideas? I've seen the reset process, but my dishwasher has a dial for the normal wash, not buttons.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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SOURCE: My Kenmore diswasher gets stuck between the quick rinse and drying cycle

I am having the same issue as described above. I think it is either the timer, thermostat (temp assure), or thermostat (temp boost) that needs replacing. The dial gets stucks in both the wash temp boost cycle and rinse temp boost cycle. However, I don't have a picture of the temp assure or boost part. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks. -Bill

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher LIghts are blinking....

I just read this for the same problem: push sanitize, then heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, cancel, then open and close the door. It worked. The dishwasher is running correctly even as I type this. 

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SOURCE: "Clean light" keeps blinking; dishwasher won't start new cycle

It says in the manual to check the heating element.

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SOURCE: Clean light keeps blinking and I can't start a new cycle

That is a comon problem with that model. It is not sensing a temperature change in the water.

Push i believe it is heated dry and sani rinse going back and fourth between the two to clear the code and see if you can get it to complete a cycle. If it doesnt call sears and schedule service there is a service flash repair that should not cost you anything to repair the unit.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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