Question about KitchenAid Dishwashers
Kitchen Aid superba model kud01flss1 the green normal cycle light flashes and the dish washer will not run... I tried to reset by pressing the option button as follows .... 1. hi-temp scrub then 2. energy saver dry and the I repeat 3. hi-temp scrub then 4. energy saver dry close the dishwasher, open it & then press cancel. The cycle Normal green light just keeps on flashing. & does not stop, I tried shutting the power off from the circut braker for three minutes and trying the steps again with the same outcome... the normal light continues to flash along with the cancel button... am I suppose to wait for them to stop & how long does that normally take?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 665.17019401 - Kenmore diswasher
It indicates a water temp problem. If water temp doesn't rise at a certain rate, by the heater, it goes into this error. Probably a problem with heater or wires to it.
Posted on Nov 22, 2007
Did you try to turn the power off at the breaker box?
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Posted on Sep 11, 2008
I found this post elsewhere. It seems to have worked for me:
Our KitchenAid KUDP series dishwasher went into a mode where it would
not start and would only respond to the cancel/drain button. The clean
light would flash 7 times in a row, stop, and then repeat. I read that
the 7 flashes indicates an error code and that the dishwasher has
detected a problem in the heater element circuit. I tried to reset the
error mode by turning off power for 15 minutes, however, that did not
We called for a repair. The service person found that the dishwasher was completely fine except that it had gone into an error mode. The technician reset the error mode and charge us $115.00.
The reset sequence used was reported to be the following:
1) Crack the door open.
2) Within 3 seconds press the following sequence - Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry, Hi Temp Scrub, Energy Saver Dry
3) Close and latch the door
4) Press the cancel button (the circle with the triangle in it)
We were told the dishwasher expects to see the dish water temperature rise in a certain way. If the water does not heat in this way, the dishwasher becomes confused and thinks the heater element has failed. In deed, this happened just following and extended power failure and our hot water tank was cool. I am curious if this code will work for anybody else with the same problem and save a service call and 115 bucks. Overall, this seems to be a serious logic flaw in the design.
Posted on Sep 21, 2008
if your unable to unlock the "childlock" by holding down the button, then it woud seem that theres a problem with the user interface itself
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
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