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Not Heating Machine carrying out all cycles but the water is not heating.

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Re: Not Heating

Don't replace heater till you have tested continuity across it other items which can cause no heat are module temp sensor

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On full cycle when water turned off now not heating water

Hi Barry. Most of the times the problem is the temperature sensor located near to the heating element, at the bottom side of the appliance.

Before going for the sensor check pressure at faucet. Make sure that hot water is correctly connected and that there is pressure. If inlet is double, check water temperature at hot faucet. Test the appliance running hot water for a couple of minutes before starting the cycle.

If that is not the problem, then the heating element and thermostat must be removed from the appliance and tested. Testing is done reading impedance respectively across thermostat and element contacts. If any of the two parts returns Ohms infinity (circuit open), then the part must be replaced. If the parts comprised in the heater assembly are OK test wiring and timer board.

Operations that involve disassembling must be carried by qualified personal.

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Water does not drain and the water has been cold when opening and putting in another piece of silverware

Thermostats. If a thermostat fails on your dishwasher, you will get a similar effect as when the heating element fails. The obvious clue is no heating, but also the machine may not complete it's cycle

Heating element may fail. This will lead to the machine stopping part way through its cycle

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Water level below heating element and element does not appear to heat

Make sure the drain hose high loop is installed properly, normally you have this in the sink cabinet high up. Otherwise the water inside the machine may drain "by itself", leaking through the inactive drain pump during the wash cycle and cause this and other troubles.

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Cycle starts but water doesn't fill past heating elements.

I think that the problem is the water inlet valve if the machine is not filling at all.

If the machine is not filling to the correct level, it may be the float switch.

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Dishwasher keeps tripping electric

Two things to consider....clean water or dirty water?
Clean water usually indicates the fill valve is not shutting off all the way and the fill valve is "weeping" water in all the time = new fill valve time!!
Dirty water usually is not a dishwasher problem but more of a plumbing issue. Often the sink drain that carries the sinks water outside is not fast enough and some of this sink water is backing up into the drain hose and filling up the dishwasher through the drain hose. The drain from the sink to outside needs attention as this type of a problem indicates a slow house drain for that sink.
The dishwasher drain line should be clamped to the top underneath part of the counter before entering the sink drain plumbing, this may help the water from coming back inside the dishwash
If the cycle doesn't complete, check these:

Water-heating cycle
Water-heating cycle Many dishwashers heat the wash and/or rinse water to a higher temperature, as the cycle calls for it. In these cycles, the dishwasher pauses after it has filled with water, waiting for the water to reach the pre-set temperature. What happens next, depends, as follows:

  • On some units, the pause is timed and the unit continues after the allotted time.

  • On others, the cycle can't continue until the water reaches the higher temperature. If you have this type of dishwasher and the water isn't being heated (say, because of a problem with the heating element or thermostat), after the unit stops at the heating cycle, it never continues. When you repair the heating-system problem, the "cycle problem" is fixed too.

Timer Timers don't often fail. But if every other part of the dishwasher seems to be working properly and the timer knob seems to be stuck in one place--doing one function continuously--the timer may be at fault. Dishwasher timers can't be repaired. If yours is defective, replace it. 

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Cycle stops, won't drain

This is either a bad timer or a bad heat sensor. On most cycles that call for the water to be heated it will pause the timer and continue washing/heating until the sensor is satisfied the water is hot enough. Try selecting a quick, delicate, or china cycle without heated rinse or dry. If it works this way the timer is fine but the sensor is bad. Sometimes cold water to the machine will cause this problem because the machine is not capable of totallly heating cold water. It is only designed to boost the temp. Make sure you run hot water at the sink before you start the machine.

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Indesit DG6100W problem...please help!

Hi, I have the same dishwasher and it fills from the cold supply, not the hot and it doesn't have a cold cycle as is previously suggested, as you will know kellyemb :-)

The Indesit DG6100W does a fill from the cold and heats as it washes, so if it's sticking part way through, it could be the heating element. Have you tried opening the door when it sticks and seeing if the water is hot? The heating element went on ours and it kept tripping the electric whenever the it tried to start to heat the cold water. If it is the element, they don't cost much to replace, even cheaper if you know someone who can fit it for you! Ours cost us around £12 and hubby fitted.

The only other thing I can think of is it might be the timer, like someone has suggested but how to reset it, I have no idea. I have seen on another website that a replacement timer is around £55 plus VAT, which is a little expensive.

Hope you get it fixed.

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Stuck in rinse cycle

Mimmi, If the water isn't reaching temp this will happen. It sounds like a heating issue.
The spray arm being blocked will not cause this. Again your machine isn't heating the water to temp.

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Water not heating

Does the machine makes a full cleaning cycle ?

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