Having problems with your Kenmore Dishwashers ?

Dishwasher LED light indicating that I need to clean the unit. I have lost my manual so I haven't a reference book to refer to. The unit will not start on wash now. Just the blinking "clean" light.


Answers :

Hi,

This machine was made by Whirlpool and the flashing clean light is a common error code for them.

If the clean light is the one flashing then your dishwasher could have a heater circuit problem (depending on the age) or this could simply just be water colder than it is used to getting.

Repeatedly press the Heated Dry and Hi-Temp Wash(scrub) which ever yours has untill all the LED lights come on, press cancel twice and try the dishwasher again making sure to run the water at the kitchen sink till it is hot before starting the dishwasher, if this trips and locks you have a problem with the heating element, or temp sensor.

Press the heated dry button followed by the normal cycle button, and then repeat once. You should see all of the lights come on for a second or two, and then the dishwasher will work again.

If you haven't already, take a look under the kick plate in front to see if there is a schematic tucked in there somewhere. Whirlpool has put their diagnostics for specific models on these.

If the above combination does not work here are two more that have worked for me.

HiTemp Wash + Air Dry + HiTemp Wash + Air Dry in less than 5 sec
or
Hi Temp Scrub/Scour + Air Dry + Hi Temp Scrub/Scour + Air Dry in less than 5 sec

Note - If the Problem persists, revert with the Model Number and we could troubleshoot further.

Let me know, if you need further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!
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\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. To resolve this you will have to\015\012reset the console. Do this by closing the door and press these buttons in\015\012sequence...
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\015\012-High Temp Wash/Saini Rinse

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\015\012\015\012Please do accept the solution if the issue is\015\012resolved or post a comment for further assistance.
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