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Dishwasher had a burning smell and smoke was coming out

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      came smoke and smell of burning plastic



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If the smoke was coming from inside the dishwasher... A common problem is a plastic item , utensil etc has fallen down onto the heating element. During the drying cycle this could possibly melt the plastic and generate some smoke.

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