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All dishwashers have a switch of some kind to stop them running with the door open, this is most likely the fault .

Kenmore... | Answered on Mar 17, 2019

The buttons must be pressed in the following order: "Heated Dry," "Normal Wash," "Heated Dry" and "Normal Wash." After pressing the buttons, your Kenmore dishwasher will begin a short, 12 minute test cycle and reset the control panel.

Kenmore... | Answered on Feb 24, 2019

If you want to reach the back, you probably have to pull out the machine.
it's usually screwed into the underneath of the counter, so if you open the door and look underneath the edge of the counter, you should see where are the screws.
just be careful not to drop them into the machine while you hold the door ajar and unscrew them.

Kenmore... | Answered on Feb 14, 2019

this may not solve the cause of the problem, but may by-pass it:
can you try to use pucks with the rinsing agent already included in it ?
I ask this because we had water remaining on the dishes, and realized we had not filled the rinse agent reservoir for a while, and also had stopped using pucks which contained some rinse agent already. There was water streaking down on the front door under the vent opening. I almost dismantled the door unnecessarily until I realized that the problem was caused by lack of rinse agent (none in reservoir and none in pucks). I know they say you should test if the vent fan motor works, but it is so quiet that you can’t tell for sure. So I would try to ensure that there is rinse agent present during wash by using the detergent that contains some. Cleaning the reservoir and its tubing (I.e.: dismantling the door...) should be a last resort.

Kenmore 15879... | Answered on Feb 14, 2019

Sounds like you need to contact Sears service. There is a chance that they re-designed the rollers if having them brake was an ongoing issue. The metal replacements might be something that needs to be retro fit to your rack.

Kenmore... | Answered on Feb 14, 2019

I'd guess that the clock timer motor has a lubrication issue and is slowing down. A new one may be only to fix.
Try Appliancepartspro, or other online appliance parts sites.
Usually, they are quite helpful.

Kenmore... | Answered on Feb 07, 2019

Push the heated/dry button on the dishwasher for 4 seconds and that will unlock the dishwasher. This is just a safety feature that allows you to lock the dishwasher to stop kids from pushing buttons.
If that doesn’t’ work they will send out a tech to fix it.

Kenmore 24 in.... | Answered on Jan 24, 2019

It’s made by Whirlpool Corp. Ask them

Kenmore... | Answered on Jan 22, 2019

I am guessing that you are talking about a dishwasher? Based on the information you provided it sounds like you have a broken hinge.

Kenmore... | Answered on Jan 19, 2019

How to Reset the Control Pannel for a Kenmore Dishwasher Quiet Guard 2
  1. Unlock the dishwasher control panel before resetting it. ...
  2. Press the following sequence of control panel buttons in quick succession: "Heated Dry," "Normal Wash," "Heated Dry" and "Normal Wash."
  3. Allow the dishwasher to perform a brief diagnostic tes

Kenmore... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019

That's not a valid model number. how you know it's error 15?

Kenmore... | Answered on Jan 10, 2019

Sorry but you not say what make you have, just go and google it

Kenmore... | Answered on Jan 10, 2019

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