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Hey, I have a 5 year old Kenmore Elite dishwasher also. Mine started acting up and couldn't figure out why. I finely unplugged it for an hour and plugged it back in, it reset the Electronic broad inside and will work till it happens again. I tried tracing the wires down with the wiring Schematic and couldn't find anything like some kind of fluke some how but unplugging it and waiting works for my problem so who knows it night do it for you and save some big bucks. It's only happen maybe 5-6 times in 3-4 years since new and was out of warranty of course, but I trusted Kenmore for years and years but it works fine after doing that and I'm not calling a repairman for it. I hope it might help, like I said who knows right. Okay. Ben

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I had the same problem when I bought it and it just happened again; the problem is solved by ressting the control panel: Hi Temp ---> Heated Dry two or three times. It kind of goes into a testing cycle and the clean blinking light goes off.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Dishwasher clean light ind flashing and won't start

That means the control sensed that the heater in the d/w did not operate 3 times in a row. so the unit locks out. First remove the kick plate and you may have to pull the unit out from under the cab, but check your heater. use a meter to see if it reads open, if so order a heater assy it will come with a new control replace it to. If your heater checks good press in sequence normal wash , heat dry ,normal wash,heat dry , normal wash , heat dry three times within 6 sec all the lights will come on then hit cancel. What that did is reset the control and clear that fault. Keep in mind that d/w does not heat it's own water your incoming water temp should be 120. the d/w will maintain that temp. when starting your d/w first turn on your hot water till it gets hot then start your d/w this insures your unit fills with hot water and not cold

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SOURCE: KENMORE ELITE DISHWASHER - MULTI-LIGHTS FLASHING

Look at your manual, usually available on net for reading or downloading. Blink lights are often used to code out a problem with various combinations and repetition rates to indicate trouble code number for look-up in manual.

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WE HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM. DID YOU FIND A FIX FOR YOURS?

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SOURCE: I have a Kenmore Ultra Wash 15632/34/37/39. The

Try to Press and hold AIR DRY for 4 seconds, to reset the dishwasher

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