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Have a kenmore ultra wash dishwasher model #15779, the lock button is lit at all times, we can't figure out how to turn it off, have tried holding the no heat dry button for the required 4 seconds doesn't work???

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Dishwasher. Model 665.15772990

push the heated/dry button on the dishwasher for 4 seconds and that will unlock the dishwasher. This is just a safety feature that allows you to lock the dishwasher to stop kids from pushing buttons.
If that doesn’t’ work let me know and they will send out a tech to fix it.

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

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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

SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher: Lock On Button Issue

Have to hold the Air Dry button down til your finger hurts. Release button and the light will go off. The "4 second press" in the manual is incorrect!

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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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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Kenmore ultra wash dishwasher model 665.17779990 red 'lock on' flashing. Tried holding down 'no heat dry' button for a minute, unplugged for 30 minutes and neither worked. Please help!!


Hi, I'm sorry to hear that.
It sounds like you may have a stuck button on the keypad that's preventing you to unlock it.
If that was the case, a new panel would be needed. Best of luck.

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Look carefully at your dishwasher keyboard, to see what key is nearest (above or below) the lighted lock symbol. Usually it's the Heated Dry button. Whatever it is, press and hold that key for 5 seconds. That should unlock you dishwasher and you can now use it normally.

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Kenmore dishwasher ultra was quiet guard 3 model 56516012403 control panel will not activate red lights blinking on normal wash and cancel drain. did the hold the heat dry button then the normal wash...


that would be model # 66516012403 correct??
you may have inadvertently set the lock on function..
check this out from your manual...

Lock On
Use the Lock On to prevent unintended use of the dishwasher
between cycles. You can also use the lock feature to prevent
unintended cycle or option changes during a cycle.
When LOCK ON is lit, all buttons are disabled.
NOTE: The dishwasher door can be opened while the controls
are locked. However, the lock must be turned off and the Start/
Resume button pressed to resume the cycle.
To turn on the Lock
Press and hold HEATED DRY for 4 seconds. LOCK ON glows.
If you press any pad while your dishwasher is locked, the light
flashes 3 times.
NOTE: If the Heated Dry option is selected, the light will
temporarily turn off until Lock On glows.
To turn off the Lock
Press and hold HEATED DRY for 4 seconds. The light turns off.

hope this helps,
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Probably would need the full model number but it looks like you control board is defective.

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According to my ultra wash dishwasher you have to hold the no heat dry button for 4 seconds and that is how you lock and unlock the control panel

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