Having problems with your Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher ?

2 brand new Kenmore elite dishwashers - All hookups checked and correct. Start buttons blink - cycles will not start. 1 washer ran for about 10 seconds - then the light started blinking. Troubleshooting in manual says light will blink if the door is not closed. They seem pretty closed. Dishwashers leveled and plumb. Tried it mounted, and unmounted. No Luck. Thanks


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These dishwashers have a safety feature. The door has to be closed within 3 seconds of pushing the start button. If the cycle is interrupted at all by opening the door or pushing something while started you will have to push the start button to resume the cycle. Anytime the start is flashing that indicates the cycle was paused by doing one of the above.

If for any reason it flashes all on it's own then one of the following has occurred.

- The door came ajar on its own

- There is a problem with the machine and needs service
Hello there:
\015\012ok the first thing that you are going to want to try to do is to ensure that you have adequate watter pressure and that you are getting both hot or cold or both depending how you have the dishwasher plummed
\015\012 ok next ensure that he doors are indeed latching closed and are fully latched when closed if you can move the door around when it is latched this may be causing your problems that you have mentioned
\015\012if you unplug the machines from the wall or trip the breakers to the machines and leave the water on to the unit and leaveit sit for at least 5 to 10 min then reset and retrip and do this 3 consecutive times
\015\012on some of these new machines this is necessary to trip these to reset the internal overload device ok please try all of thse and let me know i have a lot more that i can show you but i want to get the basic stuff out of the way first
\015\012Best regards Mike
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