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Clean light flashes 6 times kitchenaid dishwasher

Kitchenaid: KUDE03FTSS1. Cleaning light pulses 6 times plus 1 1. Dishes not drying and wash cycle shutting down before finishing the complete wash cycle. Check door switch, ok. Check heating element, Ok at 14 ohms. Got to thinking, the Logic part of the mainboard must be working. It diagnosed itself. Remove K3 relay from W1019358 main electronic board. Took the plastic cover off the little 5-volt relay. Applied 5 Vdc to the coil, it worked. Found pitted contact points on the relay. Erratic continuity on contact points.I purchased 10, JS1-F-5V relays from an online electronic parts store. 10 relays shipped to my door $23.00. A new board could cost from 175.00 to 350.00. I also replaced the K2 Pilot relay. it was the same relay as the Heater K3 relay. The Dishwasher works great. The active parts general go bad. I had a Whirlpool dryer, found the heater element relay went bad on its board, replaced it for $4.50 I guess I got lucky on this dishwasher , tooStay Safe
10/30/2022 7:58:49 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Oct 30, 2022


It sounds as if there is something in the bottom part of the dishwasher arm (it sprays the water around the bottom of the dishwasher). I would suggest that you take out the baskets and then remove and clean all of the parts that water comes out of as well as the bottom drain. If this works or does not, I would also suggest that you run an empty load using 1/4 cup vinegar. Hope this helps!
3/26/2022 6:32:07 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Mar 26, 2022

My dishwasher stops mid cycle,

I am doing all this and nothing! No lights turn on briefly, no short cycle begins..nothing. It will work 1 cycle then not a cycle, I have reset with turning off breaker, using the key sequence above, thought it was a drain issue, replaced the hoses. And here we are machine is not even a year old yet. Help
11/18/2021 5:24:24 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Nov 18, 2021

Clean light flashing 7 times. Can't start the machine

For KitchenAid Whirlpool KUDS01FLSS0 -- When the clean light is blinking or flashing 7 times in a row and no other front panel controls will work, do the following:
push SaniRinse-EnergySaverDry- SaniRinse - Energy Saver Dry
(Try the Heated Dry button if you don't have a Energy Saver Dry button)
All the lights will then come on as this will put the unit into diagnostic mode.
Then, push Cancel after about 10 seconds. You are no longer locked out. Run the dishwasher normally.


5/4/2021 12:21:38 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on May 04, 2021

Door Drops Open - How to Fix

Today my father and I solved this problem permanently for about four dollars. Yes only $4!!! I priced out the total repair for a Kitchenaid repair guy with parts and labor to be at least $250 and that was just too much for a $1500 dishwasher. Here's how we did it and here's how kitchenaid should have done it in the first place...After searching the internet and diagnosing the problem with my kitchenaid superba dishwasher, I also found that my nylon pulley spring system on one side had ruptured. Door made loud explosive sound one day when opening and then would just drop open real hard once unlatched after that day. I really didn't care too much about it until my three year old almost opened the door on my one year old's head. I took off the bottom panel and found a broken nylon string and a couple of white plastic pieces. That lead me to this website.So I looked into fixing this myself and got ready to order the part from herehttp://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=1059756&PPStack=1and found it would be about $25 with shipping and handling and would arrive in about a week. I figured that there has to be a better way than nylon string to absorb the transition from metal spring to metal door. This problem was bound to recur in a short period of time because nylon is not made to take that tensile force. We went to Lowe's, bought four feet of 1/16 inch galvanized woven steel cable (total cost of $1) and two sets of ferrule and stops ($3 for both). 7_9_2012_4_05_45_am.jpgThen we unscrewed the two side fasteners holding the dishwasher to the cabinets (We had already unscrewed the two screws and removed the base board). We placed masking tape on the floor to prevent the foot pads from scratching as we pulled out the dishwasher. With a little upward lift, my father was able to turn the foot pads and create more room and we then placed felt pads under them to padd additional protection from scratching.7_9_2012_4_10_15_am.jpgHere is the broken nylon and its plastic pieces and the spring7_9_2012_4_13_55_am.jpgclose up of the poor construction that this heavy door relies on7_9_2012_4_14_43_am.jpgWe then measured out the distance from the end of the spring through the pulleys and to the hook on the door to be 17 inches, and thus, constructed a steel replica 16.5 inches to keep everything tight.7_9_2012_4_16_49_am.jpgSo, from then end of one loop to the end of the other loop measured 16.5 inches. We double crimped each end with the ferrules.7_9_2012_4_18_30_am.jpgThe other side was intact, but we just went ahead and removed it and replaced it with our new steel cable replicas. Here is the final insertion showing the steel cable going through the pulleys and hooking on the door.7_9_2012_4_20_28_am.jpgThe door works great. My wife can't believe it. Most of all, my children are safe from head injuries from the heavy door. This whole escapade took about 45 minutes to do and literally only cost $4, yes four dollars. I suggest two people to do the job as my father was helpful in holding the flashlight and making sure we had enough slack on the water lines when we pulled out and pushed the washer back in. I hope this helps anyone that googles 'kitchenaid superba door' or 'kitchenaid superba broken heavy door'. Eat your heart out kitchenaid, make the next line of washers with a steel cable instead of nylon.
3/4/2020 11:27:34 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Mar 04, 2020

Cancel Light Flashing on Kitchen Aid Dishwasher

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 work.
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.
3/29/2019 9:20:20 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Mar 29, 2019

My Kitchen Aid dishwasher runs for about 2 hours. Is this normal

It depends on your water pressure. Mine runs a cycle in about 25 minutes, with 92 psi water pressure. Before changing all the pipes in my house, I had about 30 psi and it took about 45 minutes. The longer it takes to fill, the longer it takes to do a wash.
2/16/2019 11:35:49 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Feb 16, 2019

Why choosing stainless steel is best for Commercial Kitchens?

Stainless Steel are alloys that are made up of iron and generally contain around 11.5% chromium. The addition of chromium allows the alloy to form a protective self-healing oxide film, thereby making them resistant to corrosion and oxidation even at extremely high temperatures. Due to this feature, stainless steel is used for making products across many fields. For obtaining special properties, nickel and other elements can be added to this alloy. Stainless Steel has excellent resistance to corrosion, protection against corrosion, hygienic material, good strength and ductility, ease of fabrication, ease of maintenance, excellent durability. Stainless steel is less reactive with foods as compared to other materials. Therefore, it is used in different industries such as Food industry, Pharmaceutical industry, Petrochemical industry, Automotive industry, Construction industry, Oil and Gas industry, Medical field, Water and sewage systems, Aviation engine components, Nuclear industry. For more information Click Here Stainless Steel Flanges Manufacturer Stockiest Supplier
9/27/2018 7:27:14 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Sep 27, 2018

Kitchen aid 8573025 B and the light panel blinks but will not operate

if the light is flashing 7 times there's a heat problem and the dishwasher won't start,if you remove the bottom kick panel you'll see the tech sheet,it will tell you about the flashing error codes, count how many times it flashes and look up the code,if it is 7 times you either have a bad heater or computer board,if you look at diagram it will show you how to read out the heater from board to see if the heater is bad or it's the board.
2/25/2018 3:46:37 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Feb 25, 2018

Plastic film over hidden control panel

Clear packing tape is often effective but in a hot wet environment- it is not permanent, you may have to redo. Clean with alcohol swab first.
2/21/2018 5:57:34 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Feb 21, 2018

The "clean light" on our Kitchenaid KUDIO1FLSS

flashes seven times, it usually indicates a problem with the water temperature. Go to this site for reset information, if that'll fix it. http://homeguides.sfgate.com/fix-flashing-clean-light-kenmore-dishwasher-86468.html hope this helps. Cheers
2/17/2018 5:47:44 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Feb 17, 2018

Our kitchen aid dishwasher is about 7 years old,

Sounds like it could be the bearing in the wash motor. If the sound is only present when you can hear water being thrown around then this would confirm it. Not sure about spares availability on a 7yr old machine though
1/18/2018 7:04:16 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Jan 18, 2018

My diswasher won't work

Kitchenaids have a diagnostic service mode ... but each model can be different on how to activate. The mode is started by sequentially pressing a number of the control buttons repetitively. The particular sequence is usually listed in service technician paperwork within the dishwasher behind the low kick plate in front of the dishwasher. Or web search "Kitchenaid KUDPO1FL S7 diagnostics" which may help you understand this whole process Good luck on your troubleshooting
1/16/2018 1:29:35 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Jan 16, 2018

Removing filter/strainer to clean

What type of dishwashing detergent are you using. If you use too much or hard desolving detergent you will get a build up that will clog the strainer. Try running some vinegar and water in the washer without the dishes from time to time. That might solve your problem. some stainers are at the bottom of the washer. some are secured by two screws others are twist and pull out. depends on the dishwasher.
12/12/2017 7:53:48 AM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Dec 12, 2017

KitchenAid dishwasher pump-motor

http://www.kitchenaid.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/OCManualsLiteratureSearchResultView?catalogId=10552&langId=-1&storeId=10202 TRY THIS WEB SITE FOR A MANUAL. IF YOU CAN NOT GET THERE WITH THIS INFO: http://www.kitchenaid.com/customer-service/manuals/ Go here and enter your model number. Worked for me.
8/5/2017 4:47:42 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Aug 05, 2017

Kitchenaid Dishwasher Control Panel lights - some don't light up

control panel light all of a sudden do not come on and my unit wont start model kud101fl
6/1/2017 9:29:26 PM • KitchenAid 24... • Answered on Jun 01, 2017
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