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Hotpoint SDW 60 dishwasher stopped working

The Fast & Dry light and the Delicate Light both flash at the same time. Does anyone know why?

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    The Fast and Dry light and the Delicate light are both flashing at the same time and this warning is not included in the manual.

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The error code is for the 'heater circuit' before getting a new heater check the thermister (on the end of a black wire hanging off the main control board ) as the either dryjoints or comes loose

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If the original light flashing that means it indicate a fault in the heating circuit. Heater, wiring, thermistor / pcb. (Main control board).

The new flashing light, PreWash (this is the only one on my list for a fault code indication). indicates a fault with the thermistor.

You would need to check by taking the door apart that the thermistor hasn't come off it's mount by the dispenser.

You would then need access to and be able to use a multimeter to test the heater and wiring to ensure they are closed circuit.

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I have just had my dishwasher fixed by Hotpoint, as the heater was working and the dishwasher only stopped with the fast and delicate lights just before the drying process he replaced the main control board. This has solved the problem, I suspected the fault to be the thermistor as the heater seemed to be getting to hot but I had no idea where it was.

It turns out the thermistor is attached to the main control board and hangs down behind the front door that gives just a rough temperature level for the main control board.

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Hotpoint fdw60 fast and delicate lights flashing


Heater elements on FDW 60 do not last long at all, I am on my 3rd. You are better of buying a heating element and a decent limescale filter, otherwise it will keep happening. The flow through element builds up limescale, causing the element/thermostat to over heat.

Its a shame as they are quite a good dishwasher. Hotpoint 5 year parts warranty a waste of time. £90 call out charge.

The last one lasted 3 moths before delciates & fast light started flashing.

You can get the elements online for £40


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