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Troubleshooting - Kenmore Lavadora de Platos Use & Care Manual

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Dishwashers may occasionally exhibit problems that are unrelated to a malfunction of the dishwasher itself. The following information
may help you with a dishwasher problem without involving a repair professional. The Items listed in the following charts may
not be covered by your product warranty.
1. Door may not be properly latched.
does not start
2. Unit may not be turned on.
3. Unit not reset or previous cycle not completed.
4. Delay start engaged.
5. Interruption of electrical power supply to
dishwasher or blown fuse.
6. Child lock activated (select models).
7. The door may have been closed without first
selecting a cycle.
8. Water supply may not be turned on.
Default factory settings alert the customer that
the cycle has completed by beeping. This feature
(end of cycle
can be deactivated if so desired.
Display does
1. A fuse may have been blown or circuit break-
not illuminate
er tripped.
or console
2. Door not closed or latched.
lights are not
Note: For models with controls on the top portion
of the door, the display only illuminates when the door
is opened and controls are visible.
1. Incoming water is not warm enough.
seems to run
2. Cycle time can vary due to soil and water
a long time
3. Rinse agent dispenser is empty.
4. Dishwasher connected to cold water supply.
5. The type of cycle options selected may add
time to the cycle.
Note: For typical cycle length refer to the wash
cycles table in the Dishwasher Cycles and Options
Dishes aren't
1. Spray arm movement is obstructed.
getting clean
2. Spray arm nozzles clogged.
3. Improper use of detergents.
4. Filters could be clogged.
5. Dishes are nested or loaded too close to-
6. Selected wash cycle is not suitable for food
soil condtions.
7. Make sure incoming water is at 120°F.
Dishes are
1. Rinse agent dispenser is empty. (Rinse agent
not getting
indicator is activated).
dry enough
2. Improper loading of dishes.
3. Selected cycle does not include drying.
4. Dry Assist
Note: Plastic or Teflon do not typically dry as
completely as other items due to their inherent


1. Shut the door completely.
2. Press the main power switch to turn unit on.
3. To reset, refer to "Canceling or changing the cycle" section in
this manual.
4. To reset, refer to "Delay Start" section in this manual.
5. Check circuit breaker.
6. Deactivate the child lock. Refer to "Child Lock" section in this
manual if applicable.
7. Select a cycle and close the door.
8. Check and turn on water supply.
To adjust the volume or deactivate, refer to "Cycle Completion
Signal" section in this manual.
1. Check the fuse or circuit breaker box and replace the fuse or
reset the breaker if necessary.
2. Ensure that door is properly latched and completely closed.
1. Before starting a cycle, run hot water faucet at the sink nearest
to the dishwasher. Incoming water should be at 120°F.
2. Sensors in the dishwasher automatically increase the cycle time
to ensure a good wash when heavy soil is detected.
3. Add rinse agent.
4. Verify dishwasher is connected to hot water supply plumbing.
1. Ensure that spray arm movement is not blocked by hand rotating
spray arms.
2. Remove the spray arms and clean according to "Check/Clean
the Spray Arm Nozzles" in Care and Maintenance section of
this manual.
3. Increase or decrease detergent depending on the water hard-
ness. Refer to Table under "Adding Detergent and Rinse Agent".
4. Clean the filter. Refer to "Check/Clean the Filter System" under
Care and Maintenance section of this manual.
5. Rearrange load such that water spray can reach all items in the
dishwasher. See also "Preparing and Loading" section of this
6. Refer to "Wash Cycle" section in Operating the Dishwasher sec-
tion of this manual.
1. Add rinse agent. The use of rinse agent improves drying.
2. Rearrange load to ensure items are not nested. Refer also to
the "Preparing and Loading" section of this manual.
3. Certain settings does not include drying cycle.
4. Activate Dry Assist as per instructions in Operating the Dish-
washer section.
Note: Select models offer an extra heating options to improve
drying performance. Refer to "Wash Cycle options" under the
Operating the Dishwasher section of this manual.


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