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I have a Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher model SS 13293=0139

That will not let water in to wash the dishes. I have checked the hose and there no kinks in it. What else can I do or do I need to get a repairman?

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher wiring diagram

if unavailable on line, contact mfg's parts and you should be able to order it.
also, they likely do not make the unit. the sears may be able to tell you who made it. that company would be able to get you a diagram. just make some phone calls.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher; Model 665.17539

I have a Kenmore 665 about 3 years old
Over the last couple months the touch pads have stopped working and I am now down to one control the water miser!
Do I need a new control pad and is that easy to install ?
Thank you for any sudgetstions
KC

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Ultra Wash Dishwasher - top rack arm not spinning

Hi: I just posted a similar problem, but found a solution. After taking the arm, etc. apart (and verifying no blockages), I thought maybe the lack of water pressure was being caused by the fact that there are TWO holes for the top spray arm (higher and lower rack setting) on my model. ie. that water was being forced out of both holes, causing a drop in water pressure, which was causing the top spray arm to stop spinning. I plugged the unused hole with a wine bottle cork (to keep the water from spraying out the unused hole), and voila, it now works.

I wish all appliance fixes were this easy...!

S

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash dishwasher

check and see if you are getting ac 110 volts to your water vave when trying to start the unit. if no power check your breakers and /or the incoming power to your dishwasher if they are ok and show 110 voltage coming to the unit then you probably have a control board or touchpad problem which would need a little more detailed check out.
If you do have ac 110 to your water valve then you may just have a bad water valve. Because the washer has to fill first. Hope that helps!!

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher - no lights, won't reset

check wire nuts that were used to install power cord/it is on the right hand side of toe kick if ok there is a fuse on the control that you can replace located top of door

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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