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How do i reset control panel?

I have a Kenmore 587.15149400 and the rotator spray arm doesnt go around and the soap is still in bottom of washer. I saw where someone suggested installing a new timer, not sure if thats the issue or not.

The spray arm has popped out of position MANY times before this problem now. Thinking about just replacing the whole piece of **** - which is only 2 years old.

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Look for the spray arm holes to be clogged ,if they are clean them out good.Please rate this!

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I had the same problem I own a Kenmore Elite dishwasher. Diverter motor needs to be replaced. The diverter motor is connected to a plate that controls the flow of water to each washer arm. When the plate moves it has holes that align to the proper tube that supplies water to a washer arm. When the diverter motor is broken it is unable to rotate and cannot direct flow of water. When this happens water will only be able to come out of one spray arm in my case the back sprayer or turbo wash. The diverter motor is located under the dish washer and the diverter plate is located under the bottom sprayer arm.

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DOES THE SOAP DISPENSER DOOR OPEN, IF SO THEN EITHER THE WATER FROM SPRAY ARMS NOT REACHING THE DISPENSER, POUCHES IMPERVIOUS TO WATER OR REQUIRE HOT WATER AND WATER IS NOT HOT ENOUGH. CHECK THAT THE SPRAY ARMS ARE NOT CLOGGED WITH DEBRIS. ALSO COULD BE SOME UTENSIL KEEPING THE SPRAY ARMS FROM ROTATING.

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sounds like the top or middle spray arm isn't rotating, most likely a clogged spray arm, try and remove sprayer arm and clean it

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The arm usually will stop rotateing because there is a obstuction in the arm itself you will need to remove the arm normally unclips (older machine used to scew off)When you have the arm out check all hole top and bottom and open any that are blocked rinse out arm and replace give it a wash and see if there is any improovement,let me know.
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Bottom rotating arm doesnt spray water but top arm does


i have a similar problem. water is not reaching the bottom spray arm. there. i have an underwater case for my digital camera, so i'm going to put a torch or 2 in some waterproof bags and remove the bottom spray arm and run the dishwasher to see if there's water coming out of the bottom pipe, if not, i need to try and see if there's a blockage in the system, or a dodgy valve, could be that the soldering's or the control panel's buggered.

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Growand:

There is a rubber tube which supplies water to the top spray arms. That is, If yours has top spray arms. This rubber tube has to make a connection when one slides the top rack back in. That tube will rot after a while, check it out.

If the soap is not being used up, reduce the amount of soap you are using and run the dishwasher empty with a pie plate sitting on the bottom rack with a cup of distilled (cheap) vinegar in it. Run it hot and long, recheck and redo if neccessary.

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Got a possible solution from a brilliant guy named Jake on another website and thought I would post it back here.

"Check the door vent on the inner side of the door, that should just snap out, I have seen those clog and start making more pressure inside to make it leak from the bottom. Jake"

I checked mine and got a nasty surprise. Who knew it could get so dirty.

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suspect blockage in the actual spray arms - take them out and clean under the tap. a check is to open the door when in operation and see if the spray arms are rotating. they are made to rotate only by the force of water thro angled jets at the end of the arms

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