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Washer not cleaning grease off dishes

I checked the heating element and it registers 0 ohms. Is it good?

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Try this most common mistake made is not getting hot water to the washer on the first wash don't care what brand hot water cleans dishes 130-136 best but you have to bring the hot water to the washer before you start it some lines can run a half gallon to the sink before the hot gets there run the water at the faucet till its so hot you cant stand it then start the washer 0 ohms ok

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