Question about Kenmore Dishwashers

2 Answers

Turn on unit and motor just hums

Kenmore dishwasher Model 363.1414594 serial number RL301172R. Motor just hums

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

The motor bearing is more than likely broken. The seal eventually start to slowly leak its way to the bearing. It then rusts and breaks.

New motor is the solution. Almost imposible to just replace just the bearing due to the way the motor is manufactured. If you are technical its not too hard to replace.

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,515 Answers

Hi, the motor is bound up for some reason. Be careful when checking around the bottom of tub for broken glass that may have worked its way in around the impeller.If you are handy, and can get to the pump and motor assembly, unplug it and see if you can insert a lever to the shaft of the motor and break it free. If not, the motor and pump will have to be removed.If it cant be freed up, the motor is more then likely gone and have to be replaced. Good Luck.
Shastalaker7

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Kenmore quiet guard


see the video and proceed yourself.God bless you

Jul 06, 2013 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

Gene, I have a Kenmore Elite model # 665


Hey Steve,Sorry it took me so long to answer i was offline and my add is not supposed to displayed when i am off line so sorry about that.
Now then on that dishwasher with the hum and no water circulation it sounds as if the main wash motor is jammed up for some reason it could be that the motor itself is defective or as simple as something such a piece of debris such as broken glass or almost anything caught in the motor causing it to not turn on,by disassembling the wash motor you can see if something is caught in,if nothing is caught in its a (sorry to say) the motor itself thats bad and would need to replaced.The reason the water drains even though it will not circulate is because of the separate drain pump that is working Please reply back after disassembling the pump to check for debris if ya need further assistance.
Thanks for using Fixya.Com,GENE

Oct 18, 2011 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

1 Answer

Kenmore dishwasher fills with hot water but will not wash, just a faint hum. goes through cycle, drains fine, like motor doesn't turn on.


The faint "hum" sound is your wash motor trying to turn on. You either have a piece of glass/tooth pick/ ect.. or a worn out bearing. Its time to change your wash motor. If you do a DIY you can save money over having a service man come out and charge about the cost of a new one.
Best of luck! Please rate me a 4 if that was helpful.

Dec 12, 2010 | Kenmore Dishwashers

1 Answer

Kenmore 1736 dishwasher fills with water but dosent spray


The pump motor is possibly out. I would contact an appliance parts house with the serial and model number to see the cost of the part before going any further. This motor is what pushes the water into the arms and does the wash and rinse cycles

Hope this helped
Dave

Feb 10, 2010 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

1 Answer

Kenmore elite not washing dishes


Sounds like the motor is stuck. If your careful you can unplug the dishwasher or turn the breaker off, take the bottom panel off and reach in with your finger and spin the motor assembly.

Nov 12, 2009 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

Fills with water, hums, does not spray water, Kenmore model 17532


The motor is blocked. Try taking off the kick plate and when you hear the hum, move the impeller blades with a screw driver to jump it into gear. If you can't get it going, you'll need a new motor, but this is a pain to install.

Jul 12, 2009 | Kenmore 24 in. 17532 Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

Kenmore portable dishwasher not performing.


There are likely more pieces of glass in the impeller of the motor keeping it from turning. It will have to be disassembled and cleared.
Eric

Jun 10, 2009 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

1 Answer

Dishwasher doesn't drain after washing


Try to see if you hear a slight hum noise from the electric motor under the bottom. The noise will not last for long. This is the motor trying to start in the reverse direction. For the unit to drain the motor must run in the opposite direction so it can actually wash dishes well in on direction and not run in the other. After power has been removed (and maybe water too) get under unit and see if motor will turn in both directions. If it does, then the nearby start capacitor needs replacing or the motor is defective. A bad motor will not hum for long before the "heat trip" safety device will cut it out and it will then have to cool off before more test or done

Mar 17, 2009 | Kenmore Dishwashers

1 Answer

Hotpoint Dishwasher Problem


Certainly sounds like the motor is seized. If it is quite old it may not be worth fixing, you should call your local appliance parts dealer with the dishwasher model and serial number and get a quote for a new motor.

Sep 06, 2008 | Hotpoint Dishwashers

1 Answer

Frigidaire dishwasher does not clean


the start switch in the motor is probably bad,it could also be the motor relay.if you can get to the motor run the unit and while it hums try to turn the motor.it also could be something is stuck in the motor let me know.

Aug 13, 2007 | Frigidaire 24 in. PLD2850 Built-in...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

180 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Dishwashers Experts

D. E. Hev

Level 3 Expert

1167 Answers

Adam Dower
Adam Dower

Level 1 Expert

2 Answers

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

272 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...