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My kenmore elite ultrawash dishwasher, model # 665.16289402, will not start. The green clean light keeps blinking and when you go to push start after selecting which wash program it does nothing.

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  • jeannecsstt Dec 31, 2008

    green clean light won't go off

  • erinmonk Mar 11, 2009

    clean, green light flashes, nothing else works

  • lyndsyb Apr 13, 2009

    same as donna's problem is this a product defect/weakness??

  • Lynn Pollock
    Lynn Pollock Apr 29, 2009

    The dishwasher will not start. The green "clean" light flashes six times, stops, then one time, and continues. When I press either the start or cancel buttons those lights flash a few times, then it turns off.

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Youll need to enter a diagnistic mode, press in this order, hi-temp(sani-rinse)----heated dry--hitemp---heated dry... all lights should light, close door and let cycle for about a min, htne press the cancelbutton, you should be good to go, the buttons on your model may read slighty different names, if this "toggle of buttons" does not work, you can remove thelower access panel and htere willl be a tech sheet/trouble shoooter behind the panel, in there it will explain how to enter diag/test mode

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