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Kenmore dishwasher 165.15812992

The red "Lock On" light is flashing. I looked to unplug it, but it seems to be directly wired because there is no plug-in under the sink. I turned the breaker off then on, but it is still flshing. Is there a series of buttons to push to reset?

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Re: Kenmore dishwasher 165.15812992

Try pressing the NO HEAT DRY or AIR DRY button for 4 seconds. The light should blink then go out.
I think the first digit of your model number should be a 6 instead of a 1. 665.15812992
Post back to let me know what happens.

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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Flashing Lock Button...tried pressing every button in every sort of sequence you can think of? Well try this!

After washing dishes by hand for a few weeks while I tried every solution I could find on the internet, I finally got my Kenmore 665.15812 Dishwasher to work! I found this post:

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