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My dishwasher won't start. When I press cancel, the normal wash starts blinking red. Can you tell me whats wrong and how to fix this problem?

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  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2008

    yeah ours won't start eiter.. we'll try it anymore and it wont' then out of the blue it will, I'm, figuring a short inthe panel... argh

  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    Different model Kenmore built-in but won't start. Cancel/drain button starts it for a short time, then it shuts off without filling. Suddenly it starts working after a few days.

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SOURCE: Kenmore 665 dishwasher washing light stays blinking

could be faulty outlet pump

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher LIghts are blinking....

I just read this for the same problem: push sanitize, then heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, cancel, then open and close the door. It worked. The dishwasher is running correctly even as I type this. 

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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key pad need to be change

Posted on May 09, 2008

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Hold down the "HEATED DRY" button for 4 seconds to unlock.
Try to press these botton in sequence,Heated Wash, Heated Dry, Heated Wash, Heated Dry.release your hand, the unit will go into diagnostic mode. that is all leds will ON for a few seconds,and start normal operations.
If that does not work, you might need to check the electronic control board if the ribbon is seated properly.
Finally solution, is to change the electronic control board.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore dishwasher blinking lights

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Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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