Kenmore dishwashers epitomize the blend of efficient performance and sleek design. Catering to varied household needs, these dishwashers come in built-in and portable configurations, ensuring flexibility in installation. Advanced wash cycles, ranging from quick rinses to intensive cleaning, ensure dishes emerge spotless after every run. Features like delayed start and half-load options underscore user convenience. The dishwashers’ interiors, often made of stainless steel, resist stains and odors while providing ample space for varied dish sizes. Noise-reducing technologies promise a quiet operation, making them unintrusive even in open-plan homes. With an emphasis on energy and water efficiency, these dishwashers are eco-friendly, promising lower utility bills without compromising on cleaning prowess.
F1: Electronic Control Error
There’s an issue with the electronic control board. It might need a reset or, in some cases, a replacement.
F2: Drain Error
The dishwasher is not draining properly. This could be due to a blockage, kinked drain hose, or a faulty drain pump.
F3: Temperature Sensor Error
The water temperature sensor is malfunctioning and might need replacement.
F4: Heating Element Error
There’s an issue with the heating element or its circuitry, affecting the water heating function.
F5: Door Switch Error
The door switch, which detects whether the door is closed, is malfunctioning. The machine will not run unless it detects the door is securely closed.
F6: Water Fill Error
There’s an issue with water filling the dishwasher. Possible reasons include a blocked or faulty water inlet valve or a kinked inlet hose.
F7: Flow Meter Error
The flow meter, which measures the amount of water entering the dishwasher, is malfunctioning or returning unexpected readings.
F8: Water Leak Detected
The dishwasher has detected a potential water leak, which could be due to failing seals or a loose connection.
F9: Diverter Valve Error
The diverter valve, responsible for directing water flow within the dishwasher, is malfunctioning or stuck.
F10: Vent Error
The dishwasher’s vent or vent fan is malfunctioning. This can affect the drying process and overall efficiency of the cycle.
F11: Serial Communication Error
There’s a communication issue between the main control board and the motor control board. This could prevent the dishwasher from operating correctly.
F12: Detergent Dispenser Error
There’s a problem with the detergent or rinse aid dispenser, preventing it from dispensing the contents properly.
F13: Turbidity Sensor Error
The turbidity sensor, which detects food particles in the water, is malfunctioning or returning unexpected readings.
F14: User Interface Error
The control panel or touchpad is experiencing an issue, potentially preventing the user from selecting or starting a cycle.
F15: Motor Error
The dishwasher’s motor is malfunctioning, which can affect the washing and draining processes.
F16: Door Latch Error
The door latch isn’t engaging correctly, preventing the dishwasher from starting a cycle.
F17: Overflow Condition
The dishwasher is detecting an overflow or excessive water level inside, leading to a safety shutdown to prevent water damage.
F18: Water Hardness Sensor Error
The sensor monitoring water hardness (especially for models with a built-in water softener) is malfunctioning or providing inaccurate readings.