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Bosch dishwasher approx 14 years old

My undercounter Bosch dishwasher (all stainless steel construction) has performed admirably over the last 14 years, however, we have recently noticed that there is black staining on the door and the water doesn't appear as hot as it used to be. We have tried degreaser, tablet cleaners with limited success. is it possible that the heating unit needs to be replaced? The pump appears strong and we keep the filters clean and debris free. I do not have the original documentation, is there a way I can find the model # off of the unit itself?

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Modek no is usually on a label on side of door or etched in on side or top of door.
black staining not due to heater but possibly from rubber door seals

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