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Dishwasher not sanitizing

I had trouble with dishwasher not completing the entire cycle. First I replaced the controller Cntrl-ElecOEM that helped, but then it didnt complete the drying cycle. So then I replaced the heating element. Now its not sanitizing completing the sanitizing cycle the sani light flashes at end of cycle. So it not going to the heat it needs to sanitize. Can anyone help me?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Two Green Lights Flash Mid Cycle.

It's possible that there's a fault in the drying heater coil, but I couldn't tell you for sure without looking up your machine. If you could locate the model number tag on your machine and write down the exact model number and serial number, then I could likely give you a more informative answer. ;)

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

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SOURCE: my dishwasher has the sanitize option but at the

Check your owners manual to see when the light should come on. If it comes on due to high temps, then the heater element may be bad. Run it, then see if element is hot (be careful !)

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Start Resume light blinking slow
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Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Console light blinking rapidly
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Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Clean light is constantly illuminated
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Kenmore Dishwasher Error Code = Control lock LED is ON but not responding to pressing of the keys
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Error CodeConditionCheck/RepairShop PartsClean light blinks 7 timesHeater circuit failure. Control didn't detect the expected rise in water temperature.Check the heating element and related components (wiring and control board) in that circuit.
Heating element, Electronic control board, Thermistor, Circuit wiring
Console light blinks rapidlyThe control detects a stuck button on the control panel.A failed control panel or a malfunctioning electronic control board can cause this code. Check the buttons on the control panel using a volt/ohm meter. In most cases, the control panel must be replaced. If that doesn't solve the problem, the electronic control board might be at fault.
Control panel, Electronic control board
Start/Resume light blinks slowlyIf the dishwasher door is opened or power is interrupted during the cycle, the dishwasher won't start again until the door is detected as closed and the Start/Resume button is pressed.Check the door latch and switch assembly. A failure in the Start/Resume button also can cause this problem.
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Clean light stays onThe dishwasher won't start a new cycle unless it detects that the door opened after the previous cycle.Turn off power to the dishwasher by shutting off the breaker and restarting. If that does not work, the door switch assembly is stuck and must be replaced.
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Control lock LED is on but not accepting key pressesAccidentally turned on or control detected keypad problem.Press the Heated Dry key for 5 seconds to turn off control lock feature. If that doesn't work, replace keypad.
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Wash Cycle Options

Delay Start (model dependent):



This option allows you to delay the start time of your dishwasher up

to 19 hours.

Sanitize:



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in your last cycle, the dishwasher will default to Auto Wash with the Sanitize option selected when you turn it on.

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"My dishwasher is installed, but it won\'t go past the "washing" cycle. I have very hot water and am not using the "sanitize" option. Any ideas what could be causing this? "
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