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My d-washer washes full cycle only on cold water without drying

Zanussi Progress freestanding ZFS 6150: only from time to time we get clean dishes (hot water, rinse, dry) but mostly any programme does only cold washing full cycle and no drying. Repair man refused to come as full cycle is finished so he fears it might be in eletronic board. Machine is only 25mth old, therefore no guarantee. Please, please come with an advice. Many thanks Irik

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The problem here is being caused by Blocked Filters in the Water suppoly In line/pipe. There are two(2) filters in this line, at the water connection point and at the Washer connect point(one at each end). If these filters become blocked, then the result will be a restricted water In-Flow and hence the Rinse & Hold Status. Disconnect the Water-Supply pipe and remove the plastic filters giving them a thorough cleaning before replacing them. All will be rectified by this action. Peter...

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hi there sounds like a possible dry joint on the pcb repair and try first

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There's a water leak inside, causing the anti[ flood micro switch to activate. Even a couple of tea spoonfuls of water will cause this. Remove the cover and check the polystyrene float at the bottom. A very small amount of water there will cause the problem. Check for any water leaks or even a slight water surge when the machine starts.

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If the water inlet valve is fine and it fills with water then the issue seems to be with the float switch assembly that is bad and should be replaced. Float assembly is found inside the dishwasher's tub, on the bottom. The water that fills the dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with dishwasher's filling and/or draining ability. Use voltmeter to test the switch. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Take each probe and touch them to one switch terminal each. This should produce a reading of either zero or infinity. Continue to touch the probes to the terminals, and press down on the switch's button. The reading should change to the opposite extreme. If the switch fails either of these tests, you should replace it.Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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