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Kenmore Elist 665 dishwasher Smart Wash red light blinking & machine not working

OttMan

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Dec 23, 2011
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Location
Ottawa
Model Number
665.76962K602
Brand
Sears Kenmore
Age
1-5 years
Hello,

I have a Kenmore Elite dishwasher (model:665.76962K602) and the Smart Wash red light is blinking continuously. Similar to other questions, but not exactly.

Repairs attempted but have not worked:
  • Turn the power off for a few minutes, and overnight to try and reset the computer
  • Tried to reset by pressing Normal wash and Heated dry
  • Tried to reset by pressing Sani-Rinse and Heated Dry
  • Tried pressing other pairs of buttons...all without positive result
Result for all attempts is the same:
  • The Smart Wash, Pots and Pans wash, and the Normal Wash lights blink - Red
Sequence of blinking:
  • The Smart Wash and Normal Wash lights blink simultaneously then the Pots and Pans wash blinks
  • The blinking occurs at very fast speeds
A special thank you for reading and considering my dishwasher problem just before Christmas.

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to everyone.
 
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OttMan

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Model number change

Hi Jeff,

Thanks for the feedback the model number of my Kenmore Elite is 665.76962K602. I will see if I can edit my initial post.

Scott
 

jeff1

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PROBLEM: Won’t Run and LED for Start/Resume Key is
Blinking Slowly

PROBLEM: Won’t Run and LED Above Key(s) is Flashing Rapidly

PROBLEM: Won’t Start and Start/Resume Key LED Flashes
3 Times When Start/Resume Key is Pressed

Please see the attached tech sheet.

jeff.





 

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OttMan

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Hi Jeff,

Thanks again, I'll take a look at the spec sheet to solve my problem

Happy Holidays!

Scott
 

OttMan

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Success!!!

Well, I followed the technical instructions and the dishwasher now works. Excellent!

Thank you for helping me to save the cost of an expensive repair. Particularly at a time when I am so called, "underemployed."

Best regards,

Scott
 
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