Top 20 Kenmore 24 in. 15689 Built-in Dishwasher Questions & Answers

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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.
1/6/2016 7:41:28 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 76 views • 0 helpful votes
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Door won't lock on kenmore ultra wash quiet guard 3

I would say it's worth getting a Professional to repair the door. It saves a lot of time and effort in the long run...and money! We had the same problem and no way could we have fixed it ourselves.
7/6/2014 5:54:13 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 387 views • 0 helpful votes
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Why are there no lights on my Kenmore Ultra Wash Quiet Guard 3 dishwasher?

So I would guess you can't get it to work at all? It could be the circuit which is inside the door....I would never suggest anyone fix these things themselves. It's always fairly expensive but worth it for peace of mind knowing a job professional done.
6/25/2014 3:28:20 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 264 views • 0 helpful votes
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My dishwasher wont start after the power outage.

please follow this steps and fix it. God bless you1. No power to the dishwasher Make sure there's power getting to the dishwasher. Check for a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse. Check the wall socket for power. Sometimes the power cord disconnects at the dishwasher (inside the junction box, behind the bottom kick panel), if this is the case, the wiring must be repaired or replaced. 2. Door switch Replace if defective. 3. Timer or Control Electronic Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem). 4. Selector switch Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).
7/30/2013 9:40:24 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 2,125 views • 0 helpful votes
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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.
5/29/2012 12:27:12 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 2,311 views • 0 helpful votes
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The clean button blinks, yet it won't start?

I had the same flashing light problem first the normal wash flashing light then the others. I tried shuting of the breakers but nothing. I tried resetting the panel by pushing normal wash and heated dry simultaneously and nothing. So I took the six screws holding the front panel out and unplugged the ribbon type wires and plug and unplugged it several times to help make a better contact and I was able to get it to work right away. This may not work for all but I worked for me. It is very easy to do and it's worth a try if you're having the same problem. It took me less then 10 minutes. I had the problem for several days and could not use the dishwasher not mater what tried until I did what I described above. Now I have to see how long it lasts.
7/24/2012 4:27:51 AM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 237 views • 0 helpful votes
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Have a Kenmore ultra wash

Hi

The issue is with the water not draining as something might be blocking the drain pump assembly thus the water is leaking. To solve this issue you'll have to take the front lower access panel out and then clean the drain pump assembly completely, also clean the impeller and chopper assembly located at the bottom of the unit. After this is done the issue should be resolved, if not then check the float switch mechanism and make sure that is fine. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

9/17/2011 10:59:20 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 442 views • 2 helpful votes
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Some water is leaking under

Does it leak during pump-out only?
If so , must be drain hose .To see everything,remove kick plate to isolate leak. Check hose connections. Fill and drain and observe.Or run a whole cycle with kick plate off to find leak.





Good luck
8/15/2011 7:38:16 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 453 views • 0 helpful votes
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Older dishwasher is leaving a white film on the

Hello,

If your model has a JETDRY rinse agent dispenser be sure to use it..if it does not have that dispenser and just only the detergent dispenser use the JETDRY in the dry version that is in a little basket and hangs on the upper rack.

GENE
8/31/2011 4:57:19 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 144 views • 1 helpful votes
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Whirlpoolgu1500 reset sequence

Hello,

This is how you reset the control board on that dishwasher as written in this tip,
http://www.fixya.com/support/r10357661-get_whirlpool_dishwasher_start_when



GENE
9/14/2011 6:27:44 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 65 views • 0 helpful votes
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When it starts to drain

The store is correct. There is not a POSITIVE seal in that area, but rather a passive seal, by overlap. It works well and allows the unit to breathe during use...
But when something else goes amok, water escapes there...
Look at:
  1. Levelness of the machine.
  2. Inlet water volume, machines these days use surprisingly little water.
  3. Correct soap. Anything but automatic dishwasher soap will foam out tons.
The issue is almost always one of the above.
Doc
7/20/2011 11:03:19 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 70 views • 0 helpful votes
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The water is not draining and just sits in a

There are a few things that can cause this: there is something sitting over the drain plug such as a piece of paper from a bottle or can (you probably already checked this though), the drain where the water is supposed to go is plugged (usually into a garbage disposal), or the pump and/or belt is shot. I don't know about your model specifically but Kenmore is a great product and usually have very few problems. If the pump is not pumping it it is generally because it is plugged. Check the inlets and outlets for the water to be sure everything is clear. The pump can be replaced fairly easily by the do-it-yourselfer but if you are not comfortable working on electrical appliances I would call a repairman to do the job.
2/24/2011 9:30:40 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 58 views • 0 helpful votes
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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
1/16/2011 3:04:48 AM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 135 views • 0 helpful votes
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I have a Kenmore Ultra Wash 15632/34/37/39. The

Try to Press and hold AIR DRY for 4 seconds, to reset the dishwasher
11/15/2010 7:33:05 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 723 views • 1 helpful votes
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I have a Quiet Guard Standard model #587.151524

Hi,



I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...


Dishwasher
Spray Arms not Spinning

How to Buy
Appliance Parts Online

A bad heating element causes many problems in dishwashers...

Dishwasher Problems The
Heating Element not Working

Dishwasher Maintenance



Dishwasher Residue and Film on Dishes



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12/22/2010 5:25:34 AM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 256 views • 0 helpful votes
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Not pulling enough hot water to wash dishes or


Hi,


Here is a tip that will help you to find out why water will not come into the dishwasher...

Dishwasher Trouble
No Water entering Dishwasher

heatman101

2/5/2011 9:25:13 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 71 views • 0 helpful votes
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I have a Kenmore Ultra

Hi


Thanks for using FixYa.
To resolve this you will have to reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in sequence...


-high temp wash

-heated dry

-high temp wash

-heated dry


Please accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.

Thanks

Rylee

10/16/2010 12:49:35 AM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 858 views • 2 helpful votes
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Cloudy dishes , not running cycle completely.

Hi,

The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

Dishwasher Residue and Film on Dishes

heatman101

12/5/2010 7:01:37 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 109 views • 0 helpful votes
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The dishwasher has been working

need to be sure the filter in the base of the dishwasher is clear of anything that would keep it from draining such as a screen filter. also need to check the hose that drains to the sink is clear. from there it is most likely a pump or timer issue.
12/17/2010 6:21:07 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 63 views • 0 helpful votes
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Not draining



Hi,


Here is a tip that I wrote that will help you with your dishwasher not draining problem...

Dishwasher Problems -
Water will not drain out

heatman101



1/5/2011 7:33:45 PM • Kenmore 24 in.... • 39 views • 0 helpful votes
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