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Kenmore Dishwasher Model 665.1622Clean light is flashing, Use and care guide says when this happens the dishwasher has malfunctioned. Call for service. There must be a simple fix?

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Re: Kenmore Dishwasher Model 665.1622Clean light is...

This happens if the water temp sensor is not seeing a temp rise in a specific time. Make sure you run hot water to sink before using. This problem is often caused by a bad heater. This can be checked from the control board in console. You need to access schematic to determine what wires to check at board. This tech sheet is supposed to be behind lower access panel. If you run diagnostics as specified in tech sheet this will reset light.
If does again have heater circuit checked..

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Kenmore dishwasher, model 665.170 344 01. "Clean" light keeps flashing and will not stop. Have tried everything in the manual and the light still will not stop flashing.

If the clean light flashes 7 times, pauses then repeats...

If the dishwasher doesn't sense a water temperature increase, it will stop working and lock the functions (clean light flashes 7 times, all buttons are non responsive).

To resolve this you will have to reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in sequence...

-high temp wash
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...all the lights will turn on briefly and the machine will start a diagnostic cycle. You can press cancel or let the diagnostic cyle finish (1-2 minutes).
You should now be able to run the dishwasher as normal.

If the issue returns, you could have a problem with the heating circuit (ie. element, thermostat or wiring). It rarely happens but it could also be the door switch not engaging properly when the door is closed (slightly bend the door latch down making sure it doesn't hit the door when you close it).

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