Having problems with your Kenmore 24 in. 17032 Built-in Dishwasher ?

Normal wash light flashes rapidly and cancel light comes on but does not drain


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Hi,
\015\012The clean light sometimes flashes and just needs to be reset. To do so hit the keys in the following order. <Heated Dry> <Normal Wash> <Heated Dry> <Normal Wash> <Cancel>.
\015\012The dishwasher will go through a cancel cycle (drain the tub) and will then let you start it up again..the pressing of the buttons takes several attempts. the lights on the front panel will all light up and the washer will go through a cycle. it will be fixed upon completion of the cycle.
\015\012 The reason why you are getting the flashing light is because the dishwasher failed to detect a 4 degrees rise in the water temp during the first 8 minutes of the cycle. Some reasons for this is a faulty heater, door switch,(heater runs through the nuetral side of the door switch), lack of water, d/w not filling correctly, should be just below heating element. Clear the fault by pressing heated dry,- normal,- heated dry,- normal. This will put you in the diag mode. Just let it do it's thing from there. It would help a lot if you run the hot water at the tap before starting the dishwasher after you clear the code.
\015\012OR
It can be a water supply problem to the dishwasher.
Check first that water supply pipe isn't bend. Water supply to the dishwasher is done through an electromagnet valve,loocated at the pipe's enterance to the machine. Test that it get power (with a multi- meter). In case it get power and dosen't work - You can easyly open the valve and clean it (from scale or other dirt). Be aware you should disconnect the power cable from the machine before doing it !!!!!
Check as well for valve's coil resistance. In case you have no resistance measurement - you should replace for a new valve.
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