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Kenmore dishwasher model # 587.15103800 wash cycle won't start. It fills with water and stops. A few minutes go by and it drains. Motor is working. Any ideas why the wash cycle won't start?

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SOURCE: Dishwasher fill with water then just hums

the hum is probably the main pump powered up but not turning. the pump is an induction motor and a usual fault is the motor capacitor. try to access it, find the value of the capacitor and replace. it is a cheap part

Posted on Apr 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Does not appear to wash

is there a low humming noise when it should be washing? if so may be the motor capacitor

Posted on Apr 04, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore model 665 dishwasher

the timer is bad.the 42 min cycle and the 6 min cycle share the same timeline.try northernparts.com for the part number and price.installing the timer isnt that difficult.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Nautilus GSD4200 Dishwasher will not wash/drain

The average life of a dishwasher is 7-10 years. The symptoms strongly indicate a motor pump problem and my personal opinion is if that is the case youd be better to put the money toward a new dishwasher.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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Gene, I have a Kenmore Elite model # 665


Hey Steve,Sorry it took me so long to answer i was offline and my add is not supposed to displayed when i am off line so sorry about that.
Now then on that dishwasher with the hum and no water circulation it sounds as if the main wash motor is jammed up for some reason it could be that the motor itself is defective or as simple as something such a piece of debris such as broken glass or almost anything caught in the motor causing it to not turn on,by disassembling the wash motor you can see if something is caught in,if nothing is caught in its a (sorry to say) the motor itself thats bad and would need to replaced.The reason the water drains even though it will not circulate is because of the separate drain pump that is working Please reply back after disassembling the pump to check for debris if ya need further assistance.
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My kenmore diswasher model#363.153221100 when i start the wash cycle starts to fill up with water but then drains the water back out immediately and the wash cycle never starts.


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This problem is caused when the motor goes bad and needs replacement. The control will fill water and then sends signal to the motor to start a cycle, if it won't work then it will drain the water and so won't start the cycle. However, it can also be a bad door latch-lock assembly as if the control senses that the door is not closed it won't start the cycle. If you hear any humming buzzing sound from the bottom of the unit then replace the motor if not then replace the latch assembly. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

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the dw is probably full of water because the motor didnt pump it out
because the impellor on the motor has stripped thread and not drainning the water when u hit cancel /stop the timer is asking the d/w to drain and end the cycle. If u wait 2 mints after u start the machine do u then here a hum from the motor trying to wash
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