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kenmore dishwasher 665.16034401- clean light is flashing. there is a sequence of buttons to press to get it working again, can't find where I wrote them...help

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May 7th, 2010

clean light is flashing. there is a sequence of buttons to press to get it working again, can't find where I wrote them...help

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Joey S
The clean LED blinks 7 times and the dishwasher ceases to operate.

This condition can also apply to a dishwasher that has had the electronic control replaced.

A heater fault detection program has been added to the electronic control to monitor the operation of the heater. If a temperature rise in the water is not detected during the first 8 minutes of the beginning of the main wash, the dishwasher will shut down.

A fault will be indicated if:

A 2°F increase in the water temperature is not obtained (inlet water temp greater than 90°F) or

A 4°F increase in the water temperature is not obtained (inlet water temp less than 90°F).

If the correct temperature rise is not detected, the dishwasher will drain and blink the clean light

7 times to signal to call for service. The detection will be ignored if the

temperature is out of its normal range 64 - 160° F or the door is opened during the first 8 minutes of the main wash. This is to prevent a false detection.

Open in Heating Element circuit (heater, thermostat, or wiring)

Neutral side Door Switch not closing (check switch and door latch assembly) Note: Neutral side door switch only used for heater circuit

Water not coming in or lack of water (check inlet valve circuit and water pressure)

Lack of water circulation (pump motor or restriction in circulation channels)

Siphoning of water during fill (check drain hose for proper installation)

The service diagnostic cycle is activated by pressing the following keys

respectively:

------Heated Dry------Normal------Heated Dry-------Normal
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