Question about Whirlpool Dishwashers
I had trouble with dishwasher not completing the entire cycle. First I replaced the controller Cntrl-ElecOEM that helped, but then it didnt complete the drying cycle. So then I replaced the heating element. Now its not sanitizing completing the sanitizing cycle the sani light flashes at end of cycle. So it not going to the heat it needs to sanitize. Can anyone help me?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It's possible that there's a fault in the drying heater coil, but I couldn't tell you for sure without looking up your machine. If you could locate the model number tag on your machine and write down the exact model number and serial number, then I could likely give you a more informative answer. ;)
Posted on Aug 10, 2007
Check your owners manual to see when the light should come on. If it comes on due to high temps, then the heater element may be bad. Run it, then see if element is hot (be careful !)
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
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Hello friend, thank you for your post!
Based off the information you provided your Frigidaire dishwasher will not complete a full cycle. It sounds like it could be an issue with the control panel or door switch. When your dishwasher stops working does it display an error code or do a series of lights flash? I would recommend performing a reset on your appliance which can be done by disconnecting power from your dishwasher by either unplugging it or flipping the household circuit breaker. Hope this is helpful. -Matt
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Hello Rich - From what you have described if only some cycles are working, then there seems to be a communication problem coming from the main control panel, I would suggest contacting a professional technician to diagnose the unit.
Sep 23, 2012 | Frigidaire Dishwashers
Wash Cycle Options
Delay Start (model dependent):
This option allows you to delay the start time of your dishwasher up
to 19 hours.
The Sanitize feature is available only in the Heavy, Auto, Normal and Half Load cycles. Press the
"Sanitize Option" button to activate the Sanitation features during these cycles. The technical sanitation
measures may also improve the drying results. The sanitize LED or The "Water Pipe" symbol will light when sanitation
requirements are met.
Note: The dishwasher automatically defaults to Auto Wash when turned off and back on. If you used the sanitize option
in your last cycle, the dishwasher will default to Auto Wash with the Sanitize option selected when you turn it on.
To achieve proper drying, always use a liquid rinse aid, even if your detergent contains a rinse aid or
Note: The dishwasher indicates low rinse aid by turning on the Refill Rinse Aid indicator LED (for units without
a display) or The "Spray Looking" symbol (for units with a display).
If this light is on, you need to refill the rinse aid dispenser
I got the idea that the "squiggly arrow" has something to do with the sanitize feature also. If you post your model number "on the inside right hand side of your dishwasher door" I'll go get your manual and post the link here. Hope this helps so far! :)
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