Question about Dishwashers
The problem appears to stem from the float and float switch. The float is a mushroom shaped plastic part that resides on the bottom left, just inside the door. It appears that the float does not release the float switch, causing the dishwasher to think it is full of water, and won't allow the dishwasher to fill. It's a relatively straight forward repair, but even with a new part, the same scenario is likely to repeat itself until the float or float switch is modified by Kenmore.
Posted on Nov 01, 2007
YOUR MAN WAS OF ABSOLUTLY NO HELP IN SOLVING MY PROBLEM. I ENDED UP CALLING SEARS AND THEY SENT A TECH OUT. YOUR MAN SAID TO TAKE THE DISHWASHER OUT AND TURN IN ON IT'S BACK AND I COULD ACCESS THE PUMP. THE TECH SAID THIS WAS NOT TRUE. YOU CAN ACCESS THE PUMP FROM THE INSIDE OF THE DISHWASHER. IT IS APPARENT TO ME THAT YOUR TECH HAD NO IDEA ABOUT THE MACHINE. AS IT TURNED OUT, THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE DISHWASHER. IT HAD A KINK IN THE DISCHARGE HOSE.....P
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
Use a descaling agent.Clr (calcium,lime,rust) remover availiable at super markets,drugstores.Pour a cup in and run a couple of cycles.When finished keep the door open to air dry.
Posted on Apr 11, 2009
When my wife started complaining about her dishwasher not getting the top rack clean this is what I found and I wrote a tip about it...
Dishwasher Spray Arms not Spinning
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
SOURCE: I have a 587-15142400 Kenmore
perform a vinegar cycle wash in the dishwasher. Pour a cup of vinegar
into the bottom of the dishwasher. Keep the temperature at the highest
setting possible and perform a wash cycle.Then start using a dishwasher
most probably that would solve the problem. If this does not solve the
problem then there must be some parts worn out or faulty creating the
There are many probable causes of failure .
To clean the dishes the water temperature is essential.It the water is not hot then the dishes will not be cleaned properly.So check the water temperature.
Also check the filter in your dishwasher.Clean the filter if there is accumulation of debris in the filter
If you are in an hard water zone , then try reducing the amount of detergent used and then try cleaning the dishes.
Posted on Mar 04, 2011
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