Question about Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher
I have the above model dishwasher, it goes thru the complete cycle but it does not dry the dishes, it does not heat-up.
I have a Kenmore 665 about 3 years old
Over the last couple months the touch pads have stopped working and I am now down to one control the water miser!
Do I need a new control pad and is that easy to install ?
Thank you for any sudgetstions
Posted on Feb 08, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i put house insulation around mine it worked very well just take off bottom panel and put it in if you can get to the top put some there too...thumbs up
Posted on Aug 12, 2009
It appears your dispenser wax switch has failed in this instance.
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Posted on Sep 30, 2010
Welcome to FixYa.
The issue with your dishwasher is more than likely the "thermal fuse" inside the control panel...it is all too common with those machines unfortunately.
I've attached a link at the bottom which will show step by step how to repair your machine.
You will first need to retrieve a new fuse, part number 8193762. **IT IS A REVISED FUSE KIT TO THE ORIGINAL (designed to prevent this from happening in the future), BUT COMES WITH THE PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE REPAIR/UPDATE. AS SHOWN BELOW.**
these are available at most local brick & mortar parts vendors or on-line at depots such as "repairclinic.com" or "searspartsdirect.com" to name a couple.
In the video just follow the instruction as per removing the panel and turn the power off of course and you'll be fine.
Hope this helps move you forward. Let me know if I can assist you further and I will try and help in any manner I can. Good luck.
Posted on Feb 27, 2011
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Check the rinse aid indicator beside the rinse aid dispenser cap. If the indicator window is clear, refill the dispenser. The dishwasher will retain moisture and the heat dry option will not perform properly without rinse aid. Turn the dispenser cap clockwise and lift it up to remove it. Pour rinse aid into the dispenser until the indicator appears full. Place the dispenser cap over the dispenser and turn it counterclockwise to tighten it.
Load the dishes properly so that all dishes can drain after the rinse cycle. Do not overload the dishwasher. Towel-dry plastic dishes because they will not dry completely during the dry cycle.
Select the heated dry option on the dishwasher. The air-dry and energy-saving dry options will not perform as well as the heated dry.
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