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Dishwasher not heating

My dishwasher is not heating up the water and not turning itself off

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Re: dishwasher not heating

It could be a malfunction heating element, thermostat or both. In most cases it's the heating element. Check with a multi-meter for 115/220V on the heater tags. In case you get this voltage there, you should replace the heating element. In case you can't read the 115/220V on the heater tags, check thermostat's for continuity (you should read a low resistance). In case you can't get any measurement. You should replace the thermostat. Good luck

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