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Kenmore 665.13823 dishwasher couldn't stop a washing cycle. It was identified as "control board" issue. Is it possible to fix the circuit board/timer insted of replacing the board? Also, where are the mayjor screws located to open the housing for the control board? Thanks

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  • doublewood77 Jul 04, 2010

    Thank you. The solution was helpfull.

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Hi,

Unfortunately there is no way to repair circuit board or timer.

The procedure to replace control panel is :-

Step 1 Disconnect the power supply to the dishwasher by turning off the circuit breaker. The circuit breaker to the dishwasher is inside your home electrical panel.

Step 2 Open the dishwasher door and hold your hand under the center of the control panel. Using a Phillips head screwdriver, remove the six screws from the upper inside door panel that secure the control panel to the dishwasher.

Step 3 Pull the control panel forward to disengage it from the dishwasher door. Be careful when doing this because the control panel will still be connected with wires leading to the components inside.

Step 4 Label each of the wiring harnesses with masking tape. The wiring harnesses look like blocks of white plastic with wires inserted into them. Remove each harness from the back of the control panel. To remove harnesses, press in on the locking tabs and pull them apart. For wires that slip over component terminals, use needle-nose pliers to pull the wire leads off of the terminal ends.

Step 5 Pull the control panel completely away from the dishwasher.

If you wish to have the service manual, you could buy it from :-

http://cgi.cafr.ebay.ca/Whirlpool-Kenmore-Dishwasher-Service-Repair-Manual_W0QQitemZ260487648999QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUS_Nonfiction_Book?hash=item3ca64616e7&ssPageName=RSS:B:SHOP:CA:102

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Jul 04, 2010

  • doublewood77 Jul 04, 2010

    Thanks taran_2005. I appreciated your instructions in such details. Also, how/where to order the replacement part (control board/timer) for kenmore 665.13823 dishwasher?

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Jul 04, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    It could be ordered at :-

    http://www.repairclinic.com

    http://www.sears.com/shc/s/c_10153_12605...

    Note - The problem that you mentioned could be due to many other reasons. If you are sure that the problem is due to control board / timer, then only order it as these are non refundable items.If you are in dilemma, better to call up a repairman.

    Let me know,if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks
    for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!







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