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Own a Kenmore 665 dishwasher. The clean light is flashing (7 times) and the machine won't run. Have pulled the control panel and checked the door latch switches and they appear fine. No obvious burned wires any where. Any ideas on what this could be? thanks

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It sensed a problem in the heater circuit. try this sequence to reset the code. If it comes back again you will have to determine a cause.

The reset sequence used was reported to be the following:
1) Crack the door open.
2) Within 3 seconds press the following sequence - Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry, Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry
3) Close and latch the door
4) Press the cancel button (the circle with the triangle in it)

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