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Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher LIghts are blinking....

I have a Ultra Wash Dishwasher. The other day, i tried starting the clean cycle and nothing happened. The normal wash light keeps blinking. I tried to push the cancel button and nothing happened. I cycled the power and tried again with same results. I tried the power again and hit the cancel button and it started to drain then stopped. I then read on line to try to reset it. It started up like normal but after about 10 minutes into the cycle it stopped and the normal wash light is blinking again.

Please help. I'm having the same problem. My dishwasher clean light blinks 7 times every 5 seconds. Dishwasher won't start. I can press any of the wash or rinse cycle buttons and then start and the start just blinks red but does nothing. I heard there is a reset switch but I don't know where it is. Can you help????

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  • hatehitech Feb 25, 2008

    I am having the same problem... the light says that it is "clean"... I select a wash option and press start, the light blinks several times and then stops... I have pressed cancel and all of the other options but nothing is working.

  • Elisabeth Kauffman Humphrey

    Mine does the same thing, except when I press the cancel button, the washer tries to drain for several minutes, then turns off with the clean light flashing. I even tried turning off the power with no luck.

  • graysonabb May 10, 2008

    The "Lock On" light keeps flashing and none of the controls work.

    Although I have pressed the "No Heat Dry" button for more than 4 seconds, this has had no effect.

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    I have an ultra wash dishwasher. The Cancel Drain button is blinking red lights and at the same time the normal wash is blinking green light. I pushed the other buttons but nothing happens. How can I reset this to operate correctly?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Clean light flashes 7 times, stops momentarily, then flashes 7 times again. I reset it with the code, and it starts a cycle, but doesn't complete it.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    push normal wash button and the start button but the machine doesn't start

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    The currys dishwasher when switched on does not clear remaining liquid from the bottom of the cabinet. It doesn't start the wash cycle.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    My Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher 665.1359 Cancel/drain and Drying lights both flash, with nothing working! Help!

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    will not come on when you select a cycle and hit start the washing light comes on very dim and it will not start

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    we start the dishwasher on normal wash it runs about 5-10 minutes then drains and starts a new cycle and runs for 30-40 minutes drains and starts yet another cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Will not reset or cancel. Tried resetting circuit , clean light still blinking.

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I just read this for the same problem: push sanitize, then heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, sanitize, heat and dry, cancel, then open and close the door. It worked. The dishwasher is running correctly even as I type this. 

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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    Brett May 11, 2014

    Great Job ELISABETH!!!! It worked like a charm! Thanks!

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I've got a Kenmore that will not complete the cycle, it stops at sanitize and the light just blinks

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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Posted on Feb 26, 2008

SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher - Blinking Quick Rinse Light

My guess is that the foil that the buttons are mounted to is defective.  The control module "reads" the buttons that are pushed by the fact that the resistance between two pins on the circuitboard becomes zero ie. your pushing the button shorts out two pins.  the foil could have moistire damage or the resiistance of the tracks could be too high.  Solution for both would be to replace the control panel button foil.

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher wiring diagram

if unavailable on line, contact mfg's parts and you should be able to order it.
also, they likely do not make the unit. the sears may be able to tell you who made it. that company would be able to get you a diagram. just make some phone calls.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Ultra Wash Dishwasher - top rack arm not spinning

Hi: I just posted a similar problem, but found a solution. After taking the arm, etc. apart (and verifying no blockages), I thought maybe the lack of water pressure was being caused by the fact that there are TWO holes for the top spray arm (higher and lower rack setting) on my model. ie. that water was being forced out of both holes, causing a drop in water pressure, which was causing the top spray arm to stop spinning. I plugged the unused hole with a wine bottle cork (to keep the water from spraying out the unused hole), and voila, it now works.

I wish all appliance fixes were this easy...!

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Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash dishwasher

check and see if you are getting ac 110 volts to your water vave when trying to start the unit. if no power check your breakers and /or the incoming power to your dishwasher if they are ok and show 110 voltage coming to the unit then you probably have a control board or touchpad problem which would need a little more detailed check out.
If you do have ac 110 to your water valve then you may just have a bad water valve. Because the washer has to fill first. Hope that helps!!

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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