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Kenmore Dishwasher Error Codes

Kenmore Dishwasher Error Codes

At Appliance Repair Los Angeles, we specialize in diagnosing and repairing a wide range of appliance issues, including those related to Kenmore dishwashers. We understand that deciphering error codes and resolving them can be challenging, but that’s where our expertise comes in.

Kenmore dishwasher error codes can be puzzling, but they often provide essential clues about what might be going wrong. These codes can signify issues with water supply, drainage, temperature, or other components of the dishwasher.

If you encounter an error code on your Kenmore dishwasher, our team is just a phone call away. We’re well-versed in Kenmore appliances and their error codes, and we’re ready to provide a fast and effective solution.


Error Code Causes
1-1 or F1E1 Stuck relay on the electronic control board       Learn More
1-2 or F1E2 Damaged or corrupted memory on control board. Incompatible software components inside microprocessor       Learn More
2-1 or F2E1 Stuck button on the user interface control       Learn More
2-2 or F2E2 User interface control can’t communicate with electronic control board       Learn More
3-1 or F3E1 Thermistor/OWI sensor failure (The thermistor is the water temperature sensor, the OWI sensor is the Optical Water Indicator that detects the amount of debris in the water.)       Learn More
3-2 or F3E2 Shorted thermistor/OWI sensor       Learn More
3-3 or F3E3 OWI failed to calibrate or the drain hose check valve failed, allowing dirty water to backflow into the dishwasher       Learn More
4-1 or F4E1 Communication error between the electronic control board and the circulation pump motor       Learn More
4-2 or F4E2 Communication error between the electronic control board and the circulation pump motor       Learn More
5-1 or F5E1 Door switch failure       Learn More
5-2 or F5E2 Control detects door not opening       Learn More
6-1 or F6E1 Won’t fill       Learn More
6-2 or F6E2 Water inlet valve failure       Learn More
6-3 or F6E3 Suds or air are in the water pump       Learn More
6-4 or F6E4 The float switch is open       Learn More
6-6 or F6E6 Incoming water is too cold       Learn More
6-7 or F6E7 Disconnected or damaged flow meter       Learn More
6-8 or F6E8 Problem with water softener regeneration valve (Water Softener Models Only)       Learn More
7-1 or F7E1 Heating element doesn’t work       Learn More
7-2 or F7E2 Heating element won’t shut off       Learn More
8-1 or F8E1 Slow drain       Learn More
8-2 or F8E2 Drain pump electrical problem       Learn More
9-1 or F9E1 Electronic control board can’t detect the position of the diverter disc       Learn More
9-2 or F9E2 Diverter motor is stuck on       Learn More
10-1 or FAE1 Detergent dispenser failure       Learn More
10-2 or FAE2 Vent wax motor electrical problem       Learn More
10-3 or FAE3 Drying fan failure       Learn More


Don’t let error codes disrupt your daily routine or the convenience of your Kenmore dishwasher. Reach out to us at 323-792-1970 for professional assistance in addressing Kenmore dishwasher error codes. We’ll have your dishwasher back to its optimal performance in no time, ensuring your dishes are sparkling clean after every cycle.

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