Having problems with your Kenmore Dishwashers ?

Dishwasher starts, 'sensing' light goes on, runs for about two minutes, and then shuts off.


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When your sensing light comes on it is checking the water temps and attempting to heat the water. Once the water drops below the set temp the dishwasher will stop and try to heat the water before it will resume again. This is why by running hot water before starting the dishwasher allows it to run longer before the water will drop below the desired temp. It sounds like you have a problem with your heat circuit on the dishwasher. You could be looking at a bad heating element, blown hi limit thermostat, or control board. It could also have a defective thermistor (which would be least likely). Thermistors dont tend to go bad often. You could ohm out your heater and hi limit thermostat directly from the board if you had a schematic or you could ohm them out individually from under the dishwasher. You may need to pull the unit out to get to the heater wires they are usually all the way in the back. Hope this helps _MJ_
Hi there, possibly dishwasher wont drain or thermostat or clogged pump maybe bad board or touchpadd,, might neeed service. Thanks.
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