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I have a Kenmore Ultra Wash, 655-1782900, Type 279-2. It will not turn on, no lights or anything. I tried pushing Heated Dry/Normal Wash sequence and nothing happened. I checked the breaker and that w

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IT MAY BE THE SWITCH WHERE YOU SHUT THE DOOR CHECK TO SEE IF IT LOOKS OK OR BROKEN! ALSO YOU MIGHT TRY TAKING OFF THE CONTROL PANEL TO SEE IF THEIR IS ANY LOOSE CONNECTIONS YOU MIGHT TRY UNPLUGGING THEM AND BACK IN AGAIN. YOU MAY ALSO TRY A HARD RESET UNPLUG FOR 30 MIN.

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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

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What is the sequence to reset kenmore dishwasher 665.16719000? The buttons from left to right are pots/pans, normal wash, water miser, china gentle, quick rinse, high temp, air dry, delay wash, start


Press "high temp wash, heated dry, High temp wash, heated dry, high temp wash, heated dry, high temp wash, heated dry, high temp wash"

All the lights will go solid at which point you press cancel to reset the board.

**NOTE** if you don't have a "heated dry" button, use the "air dry" or "energy saver dry" button instead.

Apr 03, 2014 | Kenmore 24 in. 16052 Built-in Dishwasher

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Thanks for the advice, it worked! For a few days I tried to cancel the blinking...


The blinking "clean light" is a common problem with some of the Kenmore and Whirlpool models dishwashers. The problem is usually attributed to water supply temperatures being too low when filling. Apparently, there are some issues with the temperature sensing circuits in some dishwashers that causes an error code to be generated if a certain water temperature is not achieved in a specified time interval (this time may differ between models). There is a reset sequence that you can try to clear the fault. Push the NORMAL WASH then HEATED DRY buttons in that sequence two to three times. The unit will enter diagnostics mode, but can be stopped by pressing the CANCEL button. This will clear any existing faults and should return the dishwasher to normal operation.

To keep the fault from returning, it is recommended that you run your hot water faucet in the kitchen until it runs hot BEFORE you start the dishwasher. This will heat the water in the supply line for the dishwasher (most dishwashers are fed from the kitchen sink supply line). The theory is that if you fill the dishwasher with hot water from the start of the wash cycle instead of the cool water that is normally in the lines (especially if you have a hot water tank located far away from the kitchen), this should satisfy the requirements of the temperature sensing circuits. If the fault reappears, there should be a tech sheet located inside the lower panel under the door that explains what the fault is. The flashing light will be a series of flashes, followed by a pause. If you indeed have a component problem, it will depend on the number of flashing lights in the sequence. Refer to the tech sheet to determine WHAT component is affected and how to troubleshoot.

on Sep 15, 2009 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

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Kenmore Ultra Wash Model 665.1388 problem the normal wash green light is on heated dry light is on and the start resume light is flashing but wont startup helpppp


see your instruction manual and go to the section troubleshooting and fix it.
if you do not have the i.manual download for free www.retrevo.com or www.fitness.manualsonline.com

see the diagram

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Jun 18, 2012 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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My Kenmore Ultra wash dishwasher will not cycle.....the green clean light keeps flashing. How do I reset the cycle?


Hello & Welcome to FixYa

Flashing light is reset by pressing two buttons in sequence 3-4 times, to reset your dishwasher press these buttons in sequence:

High temp wash-heated dry-high temp wash-heated dry

Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Apr 11, 2011 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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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

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Loud Buzzing Sound from Dishwasher


have you ever seen green led "Clean" light flashing? before or about the same time the buzzing sound started? and if so that would indicate that the control senses a fault in the temperature rise during the heating cycle and that the electronic control could be reset by initiating a service diagnostic cycle.(which is what you were trying to do) pls reread your manual there are times during that sequence that some buttons have to be pushed at the same time and within a certain amount of time..possible that your machine also has a bad timer which would give you a buzzing noise..if thats the case I would recommend replacing the cpu or control board..or the machin all together..The Kenmore Ultra Wash Quiet Guard name is sears but whirpool has the contract to produce all "kenmore products.hope that helps.

Jul 30, 2009 | Dishwashers

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Kenmore ultra wash quiet guard 3 dishwasher problem


call sears, 1-800-4MY-HOME. They have a trouble-shooting department that will get rid of this problem. It is caused by water temperature being wrong at the start of the cycle.... blah, blah, blah. The representative will tell you to push a certain set of buttons in a certain order and that unlocks the dishwasher.

Sorry I don't know the sequence

Jun 08, 2008 | Kenmore 24 in. 15689 Built-in Dishwasher

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Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher - Blinking Quick Rinse Light


I had the same flashing light problem first the normal wash flashing light then the others. I tried shuting of the breakers but nothing. I tried resetting the panel by pushing normal wash and heated dry simultaneously and nothing. So I took the six screws holding the front panel out and unplugged the ribbon type wires and plug and unplugged it several times to help make a better contact and I was able to get it to work right away. This may not work for all but I worked for me. It is very easy to do and it's worth a try if you're having the same problem. It took me less then 10 minutes.

Oct 16, 2007 | Dishwashers

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Clean light keeps blinking and I can't start a new cycle


Puppa, clear the fault by pressing the keys in this order: high temp scrb--air dry--high temp scrub--air dry. Or, depending on your model..Sani rinse--air dry--sani rinse--air dry. The dishwasher will enter the service mode. Let it do it's thing or advance it through it by pressing the start key. The fault came from the board not sensing a rise in the water temp. Make sure to run the hot water before starting the dishwasher. The heating element runs through the nuetral side of the door switch so make sure the d/w is level and the door switches are all making. The element itself could be at fault. Catriver...post back

Apr 01, 2007 | Kenmore 24 in. 15932 Built-in Dishwasher

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"Heater Circuit Malfunction" Kenmore 16033


Lynn, on the newer boards the key dance is heated dry-normal-heated dry-normal. On the older boards it was high temp-air dry-high temp-air dry. Don't know if yours has been changed or not..Catriver...post back.

Aug 28, 2006 | Kenmore 24 in. 16033 Built-in Dishwasher

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