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Revnic

06:03PM | 08/03/09
Member Since: 08/02/09
5 lifetime posts
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Dishwasher is a few years old.. Just did a load which turned out fine, but now the green "Clean" L.E.D. is flashing and it wont turn on, The L.E.D. flashes 7 times, with a 3 second pause. This happened last year and it turned out to be a faulty controller. I can't remember if the L.E.D. was flashing in the same amount of times, but it was the same idea. The only problem I have is the nightmare of dealing with sears and their local contractor. Very poor communication and the contractor himself was a goof ball. I'd rather just order the parts myself and do it as I am a journeymen mechanic and not that technically handicapped. I just don't have the schematics to trouble shoot it.

DanO

09:44AM | 08/04/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
2293 lifetime posts
** green "Clean" LED flashes 7 times, with a 3 second pause. **

You can read about possible causes for that at the following link:

- My dishwasher's clean light is flashing 7 times and won't run. How do I reset the control?

LINK > www.appliance411.com/links/jump.cgi?ID=894

** nightmare dealing with sears and their local contractor. **

Your dishwasher model was made for Sears by Whirlpoool. One of their *factory authorized* service depots (see the following link) would usually be a good choice for service.

- Whirlpool, KitchenAid and Roper Service Locator

LINK > www.appliance411.com/links/jump.cgi?ID=232

I'd suggest one of the local companies rather than one at some 800... number which could be dispatched from just about anywhere.

JMO

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=Kenmore+Dishwasher

The Appliance Information Site

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Revnic

11:25PM | 08/04/09
Member Since: 08/02/09
5 lifetime posts
Followed link, and tried to reset the controller using the procedure they explained to no avail. L.E.D. still flashing and will not start. Will attempt to check some of the things they list in that article.

Revnic

10:41AM | 01/01/10
Member Since: 08/02/09
5 lifetime posts
Found the problem to be a loose plug on the controller board. Discovered someone in my house was slamming the door on the washer which resulted in the loose plug.

This problem happened twice both when this specific person did the dishes. The first time I paid a local "handy man" to repair the washer. He ordered a new controller and charged my parts and labour around $200. I'm sure the first time it was only a loose plug as well, as both times the washer had the same sympthoms.

1oleksienko

06:53AM | 04/24/10
Member Since: 04/23/10
1 lifetime posts
you have discribed the problem I have exactly. I just had a new faucet installed into my kitchen sink and directly after the "clean" green LED lite on my Kenmore dishwasher model #665.17033402 started to flash exactly 7 times with a 3 second pause. I'm hoping that the problem is also a loose plug. I am a woman but if you tell me how to get to the plug I am certain that I can accomplish this task.

elizabeth oleksienko

BV002352

01:52AM | 10/19/13
Cleanning light was blinking on my kenmore I just pushed the high temp,and the heated dry buttons one after the other for about 5 times and all the lights lit up and the thing just started going through different settings then it all quit so I pushed normal wash and its working now.
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