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Kenmore automatic dishwasher

I have a 7 (?) year old dishwasher. It has done good work for a long time. Lately tho, it has started to emit a whining at the end of the pre-wash cycle. The old water seems to drain out but the fresh water does not come in. Thats when the whining starts. Last time I was able to get it going again by manually moving the dial ahead one notch.

Now today we ran the dishwasher and no problem. So the problem is intermittant, but i'll bet it gets progressively worse. Is it a timer problem??
Any ideas?
Thanks, Mike

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  • Mego1945 Mar 09, 2008

    Thank You Kashifz,



    I'll try that tip on the solenoid. Does anyone know where's a good diagram online for a Kenmore dishwasher?



    Thanks,



    Mike.

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Sounds like a Bad Solenoid. Locate the part then tap it with the back of the Screw Driver during the cycle. see what happens.
good luck
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