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Kenmore 665.17422 User Manual

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665.17422, 665.17425
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8



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  • Page 1 ® Dishwasher Lavavajillas Lave-vaisselle Models/Modelos/Mod_les 665.17422, 665.17425 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.sears.coro 3384575 Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sears appliances and having the parts, tools, and equipment to ensure that we meet our pledge to you..."We Service What We Sell." Maintain the value of your KENMORE ®Dishwasher with a Sears Maintenance Agreement. Sears dishwashers are designed, manufactured, and tested for years of dependable operation.
  • Page 3: Warranty

    ON ULTRA LIFE AGAINST LEAKS IN THE TUB AND INNER DOOR PANEL For the life of the dishwasher, if a leak should occur as a result of failure of the polypropylene panel due to cracking, chipping or peeling, Sears will replace free of charge the tub or inner door panel.
  • Page 4: Dishwasher Safety

    • Use the dishwasher only for its intended function. • Use only detergents or rinse agents recommended for use in a dishwasher, and keep them out of the reach of children. • When loading items to be washed: 1) Locate sharp items so that they are not likely to damage the door seal;...
  • Page 5 Do not modify the plug provided with the dishwasher; if it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. • For a permanently connected dishwasher: The dishwasher must be connected to a...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES 1. Top rack 2. Spray tower protector 3. Bottom rack 4. Spray arm 5. Water inlet opening [in tub wall] Control Panel HOLD i! ® _ ®_j pots NORMAL L_HT Ak_sE CYCLES Rack bumper 7. Heating element 8.
  • Page 7: Soil Settlersoil Removal System

    When a cycle is started, the dishwasher fills with water to a level near the bottom of the overfill protector. This water is pumped through the rotating spray tower and spray arm,...
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Dishwasher

    Installation Instructions and the adapter are packed with your dishwasher. (See the Installation Instructions). When moving your dishwasher make sure the door is latched. Hold the dishwasher at the top front corners. Preparing 1. Remove the screen holder or aerator, screen, and washer from the end of the faucet.
  • Page 9: Connecting To Water And Electrical Supply

    You can draw water from the faucet while the dishwasher is connected. NOTE: Do not draw water while the dishwasher is filling or while water is being pumped out. (This helps prevent a low fill when dishwasher is filling or mixing drain water with fresh water when dishwasher is draining.)
  • Page 10: Loading Your Dishwasher

    Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks hard items from the dishes• it is not necessary to rinse the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher• The wash module removes food particles from the water. The module contains a chopping device which will reduce the size of food items•...
  • Page 11: Loading The Bottom Rack

    • Do not load items between the bottom rack and the side of the dishwasher tub. You can block the water inlet opening. NOTE: If you have removed the bottom rack for unloading or cleaning, replace it with the bumpers in front.
  • Page 12: Using Your Dishwasher

    2. Main wash section 3. Cover latch 4. Pre-wash section The Main Wash section automatically into the dishwasher during the main wash. (See the "Cycle Selection CharL") • Use automatic dishwashing detergent only. Other detergents can produce excessive suds that can overflow out of the dishwasher and reduce washing performance.
  • Page 13: Rinse Aid Dispenser

    Loads may not wash as well if the water temperature To check water temperature 1. Run hot water at the faucet closest to your dishwasher for at least 1 minute. 2. Place a candy or meat thermometer measuring cup.
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Cycle Control knob passes each cycle mark. This is normal and does not hurt the dishwasher. If you prefer, you can set the Cycle Control knob with the door unlatched. A "O" shows what steps are in each cycle.
  • Page 15: Adding Items During A Cycle

    If your dishwasher has more than one wash cycle, you can change a cycle anytime during a cycle. 1. Lift the door latch to stop the cycle. 2. Turn the Cycle Control knob clockwise. 3. Check the detergent dispensers. They must be filled properly for the new cycle.
  • Page 16: Washing Special Items

    WASHING SPECIAL ITEMS If you have doubts about washing a particular item, check with the manufacturer to see if it is dishwasher safe. Material Dishwasher Safe?/Comments Aluminum High water temperature detergents can affect finish of anodized aluminum. Disposable Aluminum Do not wash throwaway aluminum pans in the dishwasher.
  • Page 17: Caring For Your Dishwasher

    Winterizing your dishwasher Protect your dishwasher and home against water damage due to freezing water lines. If your dishwasher is left in a seasonal dwelling or could be exposed to near freezing temperatures, have your dishwasher winterized by authorized service personnel.
  • Page 18 Is the home water pressure high enough for proper dishwasher filling? Home water pressure should be 20 to 120 psi (138 to 828 kPa) for proper dishwasher fill. A booster pump on the water supply can be added if pressure is too low.
  • Page 19 Dishes do not dry completely • Dishes are not dry Did you load your dishwasher to allow proper water drainage? Do not overload. Refer to the "Loading Your Dishwasher" section. Use a liquid rinse aid to speed drying. Are the plastics wet? Plastics often need towel drying.
  • Page 20 Get it fixed, at your home or ours! For repair of major brand appliances in your own home,,, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! 1-800-4-MY-HOME To bring in products such as vacuums, lawn equipment and electronics for repair, call for the location of your nearest Sears Parts &...

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