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Kenmore Elite Dishwasher 13863 will not start

We just bought & installed it yesterday. It will not do anything-- it acts as if it does not have any power at all. The circuit breaker is fine. Any ideas?

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  • Patricia Thuringer Feb 25, 2007

    I don't think that is the problem but am wondering if there is a fuse inside the dishwashwer that might be blown.

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I would check the door interlock, an electrical switch that prevents the dishwasher from running whenever the door is open. Maybe a loose wire there.

Posted on Feb 25, 2007

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    Ican Surf Feb 26, 2007

    Look for an electrical schematic diagram stored inside or under the unit, or with the owner's manual. Look for fuses or other protective devices.. or anything switchable or could be set in the off position. also look for loose wires if you can get to them.

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