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Kenmore Elite My dishwasher occasionally goes to drain mode and will not do anything else, I've tied to push the buttons to reset it to diagnostic mode but that hasn't solved the issue. Last time it corrected itself after a few hours. Any suggestions?

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  • greg12 Feb 12, 2008

    Thanks for trying but it's still doing the same thing.

  • greg12 Feb 13, 2008

    This unit doesn't have an air dry, it only has heated dry, but I tried that sequence which didn't do it. Is there another possible sequence before Checking the voltage?

  • greg12 Feb 13, 2008

    The model # has 11 digits so I hope I'm looking in the right place it is 665.16262402 also it had type # 557-0 if that means anything. Thanks a lot for spending your time trying to help, I Really appreciate it. Greg

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About the only thing to try would be to remove the inner door panel to get to the control bd then you will see a mylar ribbon looks like a fat piece of scotch tape pull up on the plastic connector that holds it in and pull the ribbon out then get a clean pencil eraser and gently clean the ribbon and put it back in dont forget to push the locking tab back down then try it again and let me know

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  • robert samples Feb 12, 2008

    get a meter and check the line voltage to the unit let me know if its over 125volts

  • robert samples Feb 12, 2008

    first try this press
    High Temp - Air Dry - Air Dry - High Temp let me know

  • robert samples Feb 13, 2008

    how about giving me your full model number should be 10 digits so i can see which company made it for kenmore

  • robert samples Feb 13, 2008

    ok thats a whirlpool up in the door panel where you cleaned the ribbion is a fuse you need to check it now it dont look like a normal fuse its connected where the line voltage first enters the control bd to the electronic control see if its blown

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