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LG dishwasher doesn't heat water

I have an LG dishwasher about 2 yrs old. lately it hasn't been cleaning properly so we stopped and washed by hand. I thought I'd give it a go tonight and discovered the water wasn't hot. How I did this is by pausing after it filled and started wash cycle, I opened it and found the water cool. So I am guessing something isn't heating the water. It use to work fine. So ... is it the motor or an element or something? I am completely appliance repair dumb - no idea, but willing to have a go at fixing it.
thanks for any help...
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I had the same issue with my LDF7811 about 2 years into its life. I replaced the heating element and that took care of it. Not a terribly difficult job, but it will require removal of the dishwasher and dismantling it from the underneath.

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