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Kenmore dishwasher (3384088). The quick rinse light is flashing

I have a kenmore dishwasher (3384088). The quick rinse light is flashing, there is water in the bottem of the washer and it will not run when I press start. What is the problem?

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  • ajdunn10 Oct 11, 2009

    Thanks,



    The filter is cleaned and the pannel is dry, but still the quike rinse light is flashing and I can't select any other function or start the washer.



    What else can I try.



    thanks



    AJ

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In some cases this may have been caused by a stuck switch due to the accumulated moisture. When you open up the control panel, have the console removed. You should see holes present. Have dry compressed air GENTLY blown into the ready made holes.

The water that has accumulated may be caused by a clogged filter or bad drain or could be a residual of the flashing light issue and may be solved by the first trouble shooting step. If the first one does not solve it, inspect the internals of the unit there may be leaks somewhere,

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

  • Nicolo Carlo Parazo Oct 12, 2009

    try the first solution which is to open up the panel and have the console removed then gently have compressed air into the holes. This is a cheap fix that hopefully would clear out the buttons due to the accumulated moisture. This solves most similar cases and hopefully would resolve yours. Otherwise you may have to have the control circuit checked out.

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