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All the sequence lights flash simultaneously when I set to wash

Cycles. The rinse and hold is operating normally. When we try to run any of the wash selections the lights just flash yellow at us. Not lights come on in the "check" area.

I did do a filter clean and rinsed out the removable intake valve.

This dishwasher has been in service since 1996.

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  • kirksiffs Jan 02, 2009

    Problem solved! I just got off the phone with a local repair man who talked me through the fix. Involves pushing the top solo button and turning the dial to different cycles to reset the "Heat Fault function".

    Yay!

    I had a feeling it was more of an electronic problem rather than a mechanical one.

    What he cautioned me about though is to make certain that we do not let any soapy (Dawn or Joy) dishes get in there or sponges that have liquid soap or to not wash items such as furnace filters in the dishwasher. This can cause a sensor to go off and overheat the machine setting off this fault.

    It was a pretty easy fix, but unless you are a tech with a manual in front of you, it is a challenge for the everyday homeowner.


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SOURCE: Intake/Drain red light comes in and shuts down during wash cycle

You will more that likely have a faulty waterproof inlet system

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher - Blinking Quick Rinse Light

My guess is that the foil that the buttons are mounted to is defective.  The control module "reads" the buttons that are pushed by the fact that the resistance between two pins on the circuitboard becomes zero ie. your pushing the button shorts out two pins.  the foil could have moistire damage or the resiistance of the tracks could be too high.  Solution for both would be to replace the control panel button foil.

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SOURCE: MY G892SCUPLUS MIELO DISHWASHER LIGHTS AND CYCLES ARE STUCK.

The rinse aid light means you are out of rinse aid. The salt light means you have to add salt to your built in water softener. If the drain/intake light is on, that is when you have a problem. It will flash when there is a problem. You have to count the flashes and that will tell you what the error is.

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Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Hotpoint BCI450 Programme cycles

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Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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SOURCE: My dishwasher is making a humming sound and does not rinse?

A humming sound can be a failing wash motor (that drives the water pump) or it can be as simple as a blockage in the the pump area beneath the lower spray arm, under the filter.
Remove the spray arm and the filter top (screws will need to be removed)
Use a flashlight and inspect all over the sump area for debris that is blocking/jamming the impeller area. Reasemble and test with a short cycle.
If the dishwasher continues to make the same humming, it is time to replace the wash pump.
Good Luck! Post back here if you would like more guidance.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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