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Re: water doesn't heat up
The most common reason for no heating is the failure of the heating element which is located beneath the lower spray arm. Inspecting it for breaks and damage would be the first step. If you do not see obvious damage, after triple checking that poser is off to the DW, pull the kick panel from your DW and check where the heavy gauge wires connect to the two terminals of the heating element.
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How far is your water heater from your dishwasher. I knew someone who had to get a circulating pump. His dishwasher was so far form the water heater so when the dishwasher would fill, it used the cold water that is sitting in the pipes and by the time the hot water got there, the dishwasher didn't need any more water. the pump will keep the water circulating back and forth to and from the hto water heater. Or you an get one of those electric small heaters that heat on the spot as well.
Generally speaking, dishwashers don't heat cold water on their own. Be sure the dishwasher is connected to a hot water supply and that hot water is available to the dishwasher at the START of the cycle.
Often it takes hot water several seconds for house plumbing to deliver hot water to an outlet. If the dishwasher is connected to the kitchen hot water supply, run the water in the sink until the water runs hot before you start the dishwasher.
Dishwashers often have heaters to heat the water even hotter than most home water heaters, but they are not intended to heat cool or cold water. You MUST furnish hot water to the dishwasher from the time the cycle is started.
I've seen houses that take so long for hot water to reach a faucet, the dishwasher is already full (of cold water) before the first drop of hot water reaches it.
Anti -flood could of activated? now just set to drain , need to disconnect power and pull machine out and tip it back to see if any water is sitting at base of the unit, please remember to put towels under and around the base to catch any such water?
If you have water there it could mean a link , need to tip machine on its back (after removing water by tipping back) undo the 4 screws and visually check for loose or cracked pipes? if loose pipe a simple jubille clip could solve possiable problem?
Although I am not familiar with your specific brand and model dishwasher, I can offer you some advice on how to clean things up.. First off, remove all dishes from the cleaning compartment racks.. then your dishwasher may or may not have a drain screen or filter near where the water exits that compartment to be pumped out.. rclean that filter thoroughly. Then run the dishwasher on its hottest cycle setting ( without dishes inside ) and after about 5-10 minutes..pause it and add in a cup or two of white vinegar then restart it.. Let the dishwasher complete the cycle and try washing dishes with it. That technique should cleanse deposits of components inside the dishwasher and everything should work as designed. I am assuming that you aren't getting any backflow from the drain system back into the wash area from the drain hose/pump and associated connections. If you are, you may need to give that plumbing a thorough cleaning too. Let me know if after you've tried this, you were successful.. If not, then I can provide you with a few other things that may help..