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Thermal fuse for Whirlpool Quiet Partner II

I have replaced the thermal fuse for the dishwahser above twice now. First time i did not replace the wires and it went out again. Next time i did replace the wires and it just went out again. What could be causing our thermal fuse to continue to blow?

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    I have noticed that mine goes out only when I use the delayed start.

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While it is possible that something could be drawing too much current, it is not likely to cause the "thermal" fuse to blow. what i would like to know is, did you use the wiring kit made by whirlpool to replace the wiring? if not then you probably arent getting a good enough connection on the thermal fuse itself.
what causes a thermal fuse to fail is ... get this... too much heat. so a loose connection is the most likely cause. check with your parts house and see if they can find the right repair kit that comes with a wiring replacement with the thermal fuse.

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Replace the blower vent as it has a wax motor it is probably sticking causeing high amp draw

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Mantal, first thing I would check would be the power connections. I have seen a lot of these fuses blown because of loose wire nuts to line and nuetral. If that is ok, suspect one of the componets overheating. Ohm out the motor windings, with the capacitor disconnected. Should be around 3-7 ohms, run windings, 6-10 aux. windings. Check the tech sheet behind the toe panel to make sure. Next, heater element. Look for damaged element. Should ohm at 10 to 30 ohms. Leads disconnected, power off on all tests. Look for any loose connection on any harnesses. Catriver

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