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Hotpoint DC28 Dishwasher Problem


I have a 3 year old Hotpoint DC 28 dishwasher.  The other day I turned off the power button, mid-cycle and when I reset the machine and started a wash cylcle 2 days later the following happened:

The "wash" light came on, I could hear water coming into the machine, then after about 2 minutes everything stopped - except for a low hum.  I thought I also detected a faint smell of burning.

Since this I have tried the machine a few times but the same thing keeps happening.  I haven't noticed a burning smell since the first time however.  A repair guy wants to charge me over 100 to come out tomorrow to check it out.  If it's something I can check myself I'd rather not give him all that money!

Can you help?! Many thanks, David

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Re: Hotpoint DC28 Dishwasher Problem

U will more than likely find its the element... and i would not charge that for to come out.. ive one here im doing.. u can get the part for 40 quid on the net.. im charging to fix this one 90 in total.



let me know what happenes

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