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Kenmore ultra wash quiet guard 3 dishwasher problem
call sears, 1-800-4MY-HOME. They have a trouble-shooting department that will get rid of this problem. It is caused by water temperature being wrong at the start of the cycle.... blah, blah, blah. The representative will tell you to push a certain set of buttons in a certain order and that unlocks the dishwasher.
Sorry I don't know the sequence
Kenmore elite powerwash dishwasher cycle stopped due to not enough water
I just had this problem and it was bad. No matter what I did, the DW would not run. Finally, I found and checked the float switch. Actually, I didn't even know what a float switch looks like. Fortunately, I found a YouTube video that showed what a float switch looks like. My float switch was actually fine. However, a small piece of plastic had gotten jammed under it. I removed the piece of plastic and now everything works. Really easy to resolve in my case.
How necessary is the overfill protection float?
As NECESSARY as a GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) would be if ONE were prone to stuffing a fork into a plugged in toaster... full of flaming toast... while reclined in a bathtub full of bubble bath...
Seriously... a decade ago+
We had a machine MALFUNCTION... WHICH was covered BY OUR INSURANCE (included code coverage)... topped $50K... We added an additional $50, 000.00 to get things up to snuff :appliances & stuff... back to normal (with a few upgrades)... Six months later.
(environmental asbestos and lead tests... demolition... marital deprivation... no heat (practically camping) in the winter and a 62 mile one way commute... when I could rejoin my wife... unkind).
If you tamper with safety equipment... (a "DELIBERATE" act)
you will be taking all that expense on YOURSELF...
That is not adjusted for INFLATION... and assumes no one is killed or injured in the catastrophe that is guaranteed to follow... I'm just saying.
Try this instead...
Playing catch with a loaded black-powder antique flintlock would be faster, cheaper, kinder and smarter.
Just my humble opinion.
We have always used Finish
Check your wash arms - make sure the holes or nozzels are clear (not blocked), and make sure they are free to turn. Make sure you are not over-loading the dishwasher or placing large plates or pans in front of the soap dispenser. Next is to check to see if enough water is going into the DishWasher (DW). This varies with different models, so it's hard to tell you how much is enough. Next thing to check is to make sure the heater is working to heat the water during the wash cycle. (Listen for the soap dish to open, then open the door 10 or 15 minutes later and see if the water is hot.) If your dishwasher has a removable filter, you need to take that out and clean it at least once a month. If you need further help, reach me via phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/ronald_e6b9572cebe3ad27
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