Having problems with your Kenmore 16879 Built-in Dishwasher ?

I have a 8 yr old model 16879 that stops apparently during the drain cycle. At this point the lights on the panel flash in what appears to be a coded sequence. Pushing the cancel button seems to try to start the motor for draining but immediately shuts off. Do I have a controller problem or something in the motor/pump area? David


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Hi,
It could be either...I would tear into the drain pump first and verify that nothing is stopping it from turning, then go for the controller if that seems to be okay...

\015\012Dishwasher Problems - Water will not drain out

heatman101
I would first suspect a blockage. Either the drain, drain screen or the pump itself may be blocked to jammed.
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