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WIRLPOOL DISHWASHER COLD WATER CLEAN ONLY!!!

I have a Wirlpool dishwasher that only pumps cold water, And no longer hot water. I replaced the heating element but this has not cured the problem, Can you offer any other advise,
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Nick

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HI Nick- the element in the dishwasher dries the dishes and sometimes boosts the heat of the water. Your water should come in already hot, so the problem is either your hot water heater or that the plumbing line was switched to cold by mistake. Or that people are bathing, laundering, etc. and using all available hot water right before you run the dishwasher.

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