Stopped Running,Will Not Start, and Clean LED Blinks 7 times then repeats

ApplianceKenmore Dishwasher

Model665.17012402

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Wrench(Adjustable)

Deb From LaPorte, IN

Sep 06, 2010

14 out of 18 people found this instruction helpful

Got Maintenance Flyer out an read about problem
Removed access plate
Disconnectd water and drain
Removed anchor screws
Pulled unit out and disconnedted from Electric
Flipped on it's back
Ohmed out all heat related items and found discrepency with Thermisitor resistance
Ordered and received Part
Changed out Thermisitor
Checked wiring to Heater and replaced connections
Hooked electric up
Ran Diognostics per Maintenance flyer and cleared fault
Hooked back up and ran like a champ

The reason it took so long is because I put the old thermisitor back in and tryed to run the diognostics just to make sure that was the problem

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermistor

Part Number: PS393147

$50.63
In Stock