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Hi,I have a Kenwood KDW45X10 dishwasher that's

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  • Lee walker Mar 17, 2013

    Hi,I've checked the heater resistance and is 29 Ohms so think is ok.There is a swicth connected to the pipe that comes from the heater with two wires going to it-is this the control switch? how do i test it?Should i power the unit up and bridge these terminals and see if the heater comes on?

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SOURCE: Siemens Dishwasher SE26230GB

the element will be housed in a plastic manifold that is located at the centre rear of the d/w base. you may have a resetable thermostat on the top so give it a try first.

Posted on Jun 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Zanussi DE540X Dishwasher

I have the same problem. First fault was caused by poor workmanship on the assembly of the PCB. There is a relay (the largest component on the board) which was badly soldered and caused some arcing resulting in solder splattered around the plastic casing and a lost electrical connection. This relay switches the mains voltage on to the heater i.e. 240V around 8.5A for a 2kW heater. (26 ohms suggests a 2215W heater for the case mentioned). Re-soldering this connection solved the problem for about a year. Now the dishwasher is showing the same problem. I have tested the relay and it is operational, but does not seem to be turning on during a wash cycle. A new board costs around £100. Zanussi will not even provide the technical details to allow a home fix. I will post my finding if I get to the bottom of this problem. It may be to do with electrical temperature sensor. My hunch is the controlling PCB is cheaply made and will not last a reasonable lifetime. A dishwasher is in itself a very simple piece of equipment with only a few valves, a pump and a heater so should not give problems in its first five years of life subject to normal usage. I will not consider purchasing any Zanussi appliances in the future.

Posted on Jun 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Zanussi DW907 Dishwasher stops early in cycle

the heater relay may have gone on the pcb or you may have a stat/wiring fault in the heater circuit.

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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SOURCE: IDL40 only washes in cold water now.

YES IT SOUNDS LIKE IT'S THE ELEMENT OR MAYBE A WIRE HAS COME OFF THE ELEMENT FROM VIBRATION,

Posted on May 29, 2009

SOURCE: no hot water

A dishwasher only has one supply line: hot water.

The problem with this washer is most likely either the thermostat which controls the heating element or the heating element (or connections to it).

Posted on May 29, 2009

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