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Kenmore dishwasher "sensing" light

I pulled a dishwasher, about 5 years old, and moved it to a different location. Hooked everything up and wanted to give it a test run without dishes in the unit. Water fills properly and the sensing light stays on. Buzzing sound heard for a long time and then the dishwasher drains, without the water actually being pushed through the system to wash the dishes. Any idea what could be wrong or how to correct the problem?

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  • dpg7466 Jan 21, 2008

    SOLUTION: Catriver solved the problem. Thanks. I pulled the dishwasher and checked all of the connections. Sure enough, in the move a wire became detached. I plugged it back in and the dishwasher works great. Thanks Catriver, you saved me some money and time. Your rating is true, You are a Guru.



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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2008

    My Kenmore 665 dishwasher goes to sensing, starts to buzz and then just stays there. Any suggestions. Water goes in, is hot and drains when we cancel

  • Ron Marek
    Ron Marek May 11, 2010

    dpg, Im not sure what model you have, I know it's a kenmore, some models have a start capacitor for the motor on the left side, see if in the move one of the wires came off the start cap. for the motor. Catriver.

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Dpg, thanks for the kind words, seen this many times, I had a feeling something came loose...Catriver.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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I have a kenmore elite 665, and after a few minutes of "sensor", I hear a buzzing noise, and if it is the problem I have, it isn't normal. the motor is trying to turn, and can't, something is binding, next step is to pull it out from under the counter and attack the problem from underneath.

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The sensing light and buzzing are normal let it do that on its on then let me know what happens its a soil sensing light and is supposed to run a cycle on its own to clear it but lets see .we will go from there ok

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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