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Kenmore ultra wash quiest guard 3.. wont start just flashes

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Kenmore ultra wash quiest guard 3.. won't start just flashes red light when I push the start button...
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.
Customer/p>

Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer,
Myself and the other Experts are anxious to help you, If I could please have the make and model number of the appliance that you have posted your question about? Along with any other info that you may think is important that you did not list in your original post to us. I will be more then happy to assist you.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Kenmore mod# XXXXX and ser#fs2609746... if you push the cancel/drain it does drain.... just won't start
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.

what button is flashing ?

is it the clean button?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yeah that one is flashing all the time... when you push start the red light flashes a couple times and stops
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.
please give me the options you have on your model (optins not cycles)
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Hi temp wash...sani rinse...heated dry
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.

ok you will do a key dance,

press high temp wash ,sani rinse ,high temp wash , sani rinse

All th lights will go on ,let run for about 30 sec. then press cancel twice. clean light ,should be off

 

Also always run hot water at sink to make sure water entering dishwasher.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Do i press and hold them... I am not getting anything
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.
are your after pressing buttons one at a time and let go , close door
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
door is closed... clean still flashing.. only light coming on... nothing running...
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.

ok one more time press heated wash ,let go sani rinse let go then heated dry , let go then sani rinse , let go

All light should come on .

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no luck...
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.
and you are just pressing the buttons one at a time and letting go correct?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yeah..
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 7 years ago.

then you will need to call for service, if you can`t get it to reset .

Once in a while one won`t reset ,not to often but it does happen !!!