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My ultra wash model 665.1359 wont drain.found two half inch plastic balls in motor drain outlet.are the balls part of the drain system?

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Model 665 Dishwasher

Dishwashers which are properly installed and regularly used won't normally have a problem with bad odors. Check the following: ?Was the drain hose brought in at the top of the cabinet, or down near the floor? it must be 34" from the floor. ?Do you run the unit at least once every 2 days? -Run a cycle with a quart of vinegar to clean the tub and pump. ?Does the disposal tend to back up slightly when the dishwasher drains? Drain may be clogged. -Don't use gel detergent! ?Check your water softener(If so equipped) These can cause foul odors in the water supply if not properly balanced or maintained Good luck!

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher does not drain

Some Kenmore DW have a check valve attached to the sump that may have a blockage. Remove toe panel, look for a long, white, plastic fitting attached the front, right side of the sump. Remove the drain hose from the valve. Unscrew the valve from the sump and inspect for debris inside the valve.

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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my model #665 dishwasher will not pump water into the unit

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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Those are Chinese massage balls. You place them in your palm and rub them together and the result is a "calming" effect, which are ingeniously placed their by the courteous engineers at Kenmore to help you relax while you perform the self-repair. Just kidding. I had the same problem and learned that they are called "float balls". There should a small hole where the water comes up and drains - they are placed in that hole.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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Based on your description and provided the dishwasher is indeed filling with water, draining, heating, but not circulating, It sounds like a busted wash impeller within the main motor/circulation pump.

First though, do you hear a quiet sound of a motor starting once the unit has completed filling with water ?

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

There is always just a minimal amount of water in the bottom of a dishwasher so that the pump seal does not dry out causing water to run through the pump motor. Usually though it is not visible yet is is possible.

Excess water in the bottom of the tub post cycle are a sign of draining problems however this is a list of what it could be.

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Here is what you need to do:

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When the drain is partially blocked some models use the float level switch in the tub to control the advancement of the timer. If the water does not drain the motor pump continues to run and run and the cycle does not advance until the tub is drained and the float switch senses same. i.e extended cycle
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