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Kenwood KDW243A - It blew the circuit breaker.

I switched it back on, the machine switches on, the programme choice lights all light up then go out as normal, but it won't select the programme, no lights show. also the 1/2 load does not work. thanks

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  • alan tunniclife Oct 26, 2012

    thanks, but it does not show an error, it stopped half way through a programme, blew the RCD and when I reset it, the machine switches on but it won't let me select a programme



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Hi it probably the heater element had a similar problem on ours.

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

  • alan tunniclife Oct 30, 2012

    Thanks - yes it was the element.



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Had the same problem (apart from the code) and the answer is to stop putting plastic in the machine ! It seems the dishwashers need the heat radiated from the Ceramic plates, stell knives etc to help dry. The plastic simply absorbs some water and then your dishwahser spends most of its drying time trying to get that water out again. Also Plastic doesn't radiate any heat to help. As soon as we stopped putting plastic plates and tupperware containers in, hey presto the dishes are drying again

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