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Kenmore ultra wash 665 dishwasher heating element melted down in one corner

I HAVE A KENMORE 665 DISHWASHER FOR ABOUT 9 YEARS NOW WITH NO PROBLEMS. THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS I NOTICED THE SOAP DISPENSER WAS NOT EMPTYING ALL THE WAY. HOW THE DISHES ARE DIRTYER THAN WHEN I PUT THEM IN SO I CALLED THE WARRENTY REPAIR MAN HE SAID THAT THE HEATING ELEMENT WAS FORCEABLY I REPEAT FORCEABLY BENT THERE BY PUSHING THE CORNER OF THE HEATING ELEMENT DOWN AND BURNING A HOLE IN THE BOTTOM AND THAT IT WOULD HAVE TO BE PATCHED AND THAT WAS ABOUT 5 HOURS OF LABOR OR BUY A NEW ONE. HE SAID THE WARRENTY DOES NOT COVER SOMEONE FORCABLY DOING THAT . I LIVE WITH MY DISABLED 76 YEAR OLD MOM AND I KNOW SHE DIDNT DO IT. WHAT WOULD CAUSE THAT? ALSO I FOUND A PLASTIC WHITE CLIP IN THE BOOTTOM OF THE DISHWASHER (I THOUGHT THERE MIGHT BE A FORK OR SOMETHING AT THE BOTTOM SO I CHECKED) .HAS THIS MODEL #665 BEEN RECALLED OR HAVE ISSUES?

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  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. I can't find the part number to replace this. Any idea what the part number is?


  • pbhelp Feb 29, 2008

    Heating element melted corner of pan in Kenmore Elite Dishwasher model 665

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hi their problem prob-ely caused by loose connection to heater, as far as repairing the hole is concerned i would be cautious as if fault was to reoccur you could have a potential fire hazard

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