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66513769K601 Kenmore Elite Dishwasher not getting dishes clean
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I have a Kenmore Elite dishwasher (model 665.1315), and the dishwasher will run through the wash cycle as expected, but when it gets to the heated dry cycle , it doesn't appear to dry. It will then flash a fault code 81 (8 short flashes of the 'clean' light, pause, and then 1 more short flash of the 'clean' light, longer pause, and repeat the code). The dishes seem to be somewhat dry, but there is certainly water on the dishes and on the tub (there is never any water standing in the tub, and t
Hi,Check your heating element.. \012A bad heating element causes many problems in dishwashers...Dishwasher Problems The ... Kenmore 24 in. 15932 Built-in Dishwasher
My Kenmore Elite model # 630.16302402 dishwasher isn't getting the dishes clean. A lot of food is still on the dishes after cleaning, especially inside the glasses. There is a white film on glasses and the inside of the appliance. I also just noticed that the upper arm isn't turning. There is about 1/2 cup of water standing in the drain area (not visible until removing the filter tray at the bottom of the appliance). Is this normal? The obvious problem is the upper arm but it seems like the rin
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Have a Kenmore Elite Dishwasher (66513123K701). Was not cleaning dishes very well so we ran diagnostics on it and found a problem with the diverter motor (W10155344) so we replaced it. Now, the dishwasher is leaking from the diverter. There was a o-ring from the original diverter that we had to keep since the new motor did not come with it. Wondering if we should get a new o-ring/seal, but I cannot find mention of such a part anywhere. Is there a certain way to seat the o-ring? Is it ok to
I have experienced the same diverter motor leaking problems. I have the whirlpool gold with the diverter motor (w10155344). I bought the unit new 4 years ago. The fix is remove the the two screws that hold the diverter motor and pull the motor. ... Kenmore Elite Stainless Steel 24" BuiltIn Dishwasher with TurboZone Rotating Spray Jets 13103
My dishwasher (Kenmore Elite 665) doesn't use up all the detergent in the detergent cup - it always leaves a little behind at the end of the cycle. the dishes don't get quite as clean any more, either. I recently replaced my old water heater - we were getting lots of little plastic pieces in our faucet screens. I'm guessing that the water pressure may be low, and that it may be due to the same problem. Is there a screen-type filter that filters the incoming water, before it enters th
I don't believe you have a screen at any water feed and doubt that would be the problem. Once the washer fills the pressure to the cleaning arms is provided by the pump itself. I have this issue every couple of months due to hard water and the calci ... Dishwashers
My kenmore elite - model 8525879 is not getting dishes clean even with pre-rinse by hand. It is also leaving soap scum on glasses that is so bad, I had to hand wash my glasses with a brillo pad to remove the scum. The inside of the dishwasher is also covered with a white scum. The dishwasher is new. Not even a year old. I am using liquid detergent and rinse aid.
Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried invain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thing works li ... Kenmore Dishwashers
I have a Kenmore Elite Dishwasher about 7... Problem with the Kenmore Dishwashers I have a Kenmore Elite Dishwasher about 7 years old. The Model # is 665-16462300. It works beautifully, except that about every 2 months the spray flow intensity ( and the cleanliness of the dishes) drops significantly. The cause is the metal screen located just upstream from the sump is clogged with food particles. I have taken apart the dishwasher several times to remove, clean and replace the screen. This fix wo
Check the inlet hoses; if the catch screens have sediment build up, that will reduce the pressure of the rinse water. Also, look for missing plugs on the rinse arms... ... Kenmore 24 in. 16462 / 16464 / 16469 Built-in Dishwasher
My Kenmore dishwasher, about 5 years old, is not cleaning well any more. Glasses look cloudy,and I assume the bowls and plates are not clean also, but that's harder to detect unless I hold them up to light. I use a rinse agent. What's the problem? Is it worth having a service person look at it or should I just get a new one? It's a Kenmore Elite ultra wash dishwasher.
Although I used my credit card to pay for the live chat, it bounced me out before the service person could respond. So I tried another service and two people who do home repair told me what the problem was and what it would cost to fix it. Since the ... Kenmore Dishwashers
Got a new Kenmore dish washer in mid January. Worked fine for a couple of weeks then so-called "clean" dishes were covered with a residue from, I assume, was the dishwasher soap. I tried cascade action pacs, then cascade powder and finally, cascade gel. Nothing helped. I ended up having to use SOS pads to get the "crud" off of the dishes and silverware, and use regular dish soap to hand clean each dish and saucer and bowl...as well as each knive, spoon and fork! I have finally stopped u
Hi \015\012 \015\012Add some vinegar to each load along with the detergent you are using, also stop heat drying your dishes. Never use liquid or gel detergent .Dishwashers have some delicate parts a ... Dishwashers
I have a kenmore elite dishwashe and it isn't or is almost a year old. yesterday i did a load of dishes and it didn't clean them....at all. so i put a differant detergent in the washer and heard it fill but then let it run the dishes are hot like they went throught he cycle but the dishes weren't clean. what could be the cause of this?
When you say they are not clean do you mean they have a white film on them? if so it is your water actually and not your dishwasher. there is a product designed specifically for this problem. it filters the water going into your dishwasher. ... Tappan 18 in. MDR251RE Built-in Dishwasher
Kenmore Ultra Wash Dishwasher- dishes no longer getting clean
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Kenmore Elite dishwasher 655.16463300 not cleaning dishes
The inlet screen is at the bottom of the unit. Clean it out and re-try.Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question ... Kenmore 24 in. 16463 Built-in Dishwasher
Alii the glasses and dishes after being cleaned in my Kenmor Elite dishwasher has some find of grainuales (I don't know if it is unuse detergent or food particles)left on them after the dishwasher has been run through the clean cycle. Any ideas on waht could be causing this problem?
HiThanks for using FixYa. To start with check the water inlet valve if it’s filling the dishwasher with water. If water is more below the heating element, you may have low water pressure o ... Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher
My Kenmore Elite dishwasher did not drain the water out of the bottom after the dishes were washed last night. Could I possibly have pushed a wrong button to keep it from draining, or do I have a problem? All the dishes were clean. Should I run it through another wash cycle? I've got water standing in the bottom of my dishwasher.
Yes , If the program controller has hung it would have skipped the drain cycle. So try to redo the cycle and see if the drain works, is not check the program controller and the drain valve/pump.- if there is food particles that have clogged and block ... Kenmore Dishwashers
I just bought a used Kenmore standalone dishwasher and ran it for the first time. The dishes on the top did not get clean and the soap did not come out of the closed soup dish. at one point I took a shower and was wondering if that might have influenced the water pressure enough to cause the problem. Is the soap supposed to open during the wash and could the poor water pressure prevent the top shelf from getting properly washed?
The inlet filter is probably clogged. Try letting it fill up. Open the door to stop it right after it starts to wash Pour a gallon or two of hot water in and see it it works better Stop and do this everytime it goes to fill up. If the door opens ... Dishwashers
I have a Kenmore Elite Dishwasher about 7 years old. The Model # is 665-16462300. It works beautifully, except that about every 2 months the spray flow intensity ( and the cleanliness of the dishes) drops significantly. The cause is the metal screen located just upstream from the sump is clogged with food particles. I have taken apart the dishwasher several times to remove, clean and replace the screen. This fix works for about 2 months, then another cleaning is required, even though we h
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All my dishes and silverware have a white film on them. I have cleaned the dishwasher with clorox bleach and it looks better but afraid to try a load. does the kenmore elite dishwasher have a filter that needs to be cleaned and where is it?
Hi,The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum ... Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher
Kenmore Dishwasher: Our dishes are not getting clean anymore.
This sounds like the sprayer arm isn't rotating freely.Open the dishwasher and pull the bottom tray forward (remove it if you like)Reach in and try to rotate the sprayer arm. It should move freely. If you give it a quick flick, it s ... Kenmore Dishwashers
Kenmore elite dishwasher, does not get the dishes wet
Sounds like wash motor is not going . it will fill and control thinks motor is working . then it will drain wash water / ( drain pump is a different motor ) and then refill and so on .. never washes but fills and drains and heats. ( look ... Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher
I have a kenmore dishwasher, model 587-1625. Noticing that are dishes didn't seem to be getting very clean. I removed the drain screen and cleaned, noticing a lot of hard water deposit. yet, it still drain. Now after cleaning it doesn't drain now what?
Check for a plugged air gap (on top of the sink) ... Kenmore Dishwashers
We have a kitchenaid dishwasher, kudi22ot3, installed in 1992. It is not cleaning dishes even thought the tub is getting water, and we've run dishwasher magic through it a couple of times. The dishes will get clean for a few runs, and then will stop getting clean. Is it time for a new dishwasher or can this one be fixed? Thank you.
Hi,There are 6 major reasons that could affect the cleaning.A nice guide you could follow is :-http://www.partselect.com/dishwasher+dishes-not-clean+repair.htmOther than this, you need to check the pump. Make sure ... KitchenAid Dishwashers
My Kenmore Elite dishwasher doesn't wash dishes properly. I think that it is not getting enough water in the machine. It only allows about an inch of water to get into machine and then starts. I do not think that there is enough water to spin wash arms. I have 40 PSI coming into the house. I am on well water and found debris in the intake orfice. I did my best to flush. Could it still be bad?
I am having the same problem with my brand new Dishwasher. ... Kenmore Dishwashers
I have a Kenmore 17659 Ultra Wash III and when I run it, the water doesnt appear to be getting into the dishwasher. It turns on and goes thru the cycle but the dishes dont get cleaned.
Hi,\012Here is a tip that will help you to find out why water will not come into the dishwasher... Dishwasher Tr ... Kenmore PRO 24 in BuiltIn Dishwasher with Ultra Wash HE Filtration 13173
I have a Kenmore Ultra wash Quiet guard 4 and when it gets done washing, it leaves tiny pieces of food on the dishes. I have used the dishwasher cleaners a few times and started rinsing my dishes till they are clean and they still come back.
This is typical of the two following problems:-1. You are using no salt or too little salt. Even if you use tablets/powders with a built-in salt action, in some areas the water supplied by the mains pipe still requires supplementary salt. ... Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher
Kenmore elite ultra wash 4-5 years old. Only a portion of our dishes are getting clean -- it seems like not all the jets are working for the top load. This happens even when there are just a few dishes on the bottom. Do I need to call for a repair?
Solution> Please on the sprayer spindles there are little holes that will buildup a soap substance around it. Take a wire and clean them or run vinegar through it on a regular watcher run and that will improve it but not all together fix it. ... Dishwashers