Hi, i have a problem with the drying of dishes etc through the cycle. there is no heat finishing off as well as no hot water coming through the machine which is leaving the contents wet and cold.
Found I had no hot water in my Dishlex DX302 and did a google search and
found this page.
My problem was found to be the same as the others; one of the solder
joints on the relay on the control board had arced off.
You could see the burn mark on the board and cover where it had been
Soldered it back together, and now it seems to be going good again.
Now my only problem is a damaged door seal, which means a small water
leak; I have used part of a rubber glove to bridge the gap, and it
reduces the water leak.
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Re: dishlex dx 302 heat drying
As a normal rule dishwashers inly use cold water to fill and then warms it up, look for a faulty heater element, test with a multimeter
work with safety and unplug when working on appliances
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The model you specified is unknown to me and I'll try to explain how drying works generally in the dishwasher.
Dishes absorbs heat and cools more slowly than a very thin wall of stainless steel.
The consequence is that water evaporates and in accordance with the Mollier diagram begins to condense on the walls of the stainless steel whose temperature is lower due to faster cooling of the dishes.
Now drying can be divided into two categories. Active and passive.
Passive way of drying the natural circulation of moist air and condensation in the condenser, which is usually located on the left or right side of the dishwasher.
Active way of drying works on the principle of forced circulation humid air with fun helping quickly condenses and thus speeds up the drying of dishes.
In passive mode the drying process can speed up the partial opening of the door.
Most dishes in any dishwasher are still wet when cycle is finished. The heat built up in the dishes during the washing cycle is what causes the water to evaporate when the machine stops.
If you want to accelerate the evaporation, simply open the door very slightly so that as the hot air escapes it causes the dishes to dry quicker.
Check if the heater is working. This can be done by checking if the dishwasher has steam and dishes are warm when cycle is complete. Also check if the Rinse aid has not finished. Make sure the Rinse aid dosage is not at too low.
I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also foundthat if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad...So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to makesure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the onlinebuying...
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sounds like your heating element is not working prtoperly or you are not washing in very hot water stop washer in middle of cycle and open it if steam come out hot steam be careful keep face away when you open itif not hot that could be the problem,A appliance serviceman once told me if water is hot enough and end of wash and rinse cycle not to run the dry cyvcle just open dryer a few inches and let the steam out Run hot water over a plate or a pot and set it in the drain tray in your sink notice how fast it dries itself while draining in the tray very hot water in a dish washer dopes the same good luck with this problem I hope my advice helps you oh yes one more thing always run the hot water till it get hot before you turn your dishwasher on
Ther have been a lot of complaints about the drying performance of these machines. One solution suggested by Electrolux is to use the "anti bacterial" wash mode, as this is a higher temperature wash, therefore dishes dry better. If you are using Eco wash or Quick wash, drying performance is not very good- Electrolux recommend leaving door ajar at end of cycle to improve drying. Also, ensure your Rinse Aid compartment is topped up, as Rinse Aid greatly improves drying performance.
-Please note: these dishwashers will not dry plastics and other items that do not hold the heat very well!!
-Also, you should be able to hear the drying fan running at the end of cycle- if not, then you may have faulty fan (uncommon), or control board (more common).