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I have a dishled DX303WL. It runs through the cycle but the water doesn't heat up (washes cold) even on the hottest setting.

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There are several things it could be. To isolate, you could check the resistance of the heating coil. It should be very low resistance. If that checks okay, test the voltage while the machine is on it's sanitize cycle (on sanitize cycle because I am not certain if your machine heats on every cycle). If 110v is not there, the controller is the culprit. I hope this helps you track down your problem.

Posted on Mar 27, 2014

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SOURCE: Fills with water but won't wash.

It could be a motor or a pump issue. The dishwasher has a motor that attached to a pump which forces the water up into the sprayer arms and during the drain cycle, it pushes the water out of the dishwasher. The motor (and pump) located beneath the dishwasher. Check if motor spins. In case it spins, the problem is with the pump ,in case it doesn't spin it could be a motor problem or a motor and pump problem. Good luck

Posted on Aug 12, 2007

SOURCE: heating water on and does not finish washing

I have a SALTON DISHWASHER MODEL SDW12.I would like to find out why the water is not heating up. Is it possible that a fuse could have blown and if so where would the fuse be situated. Any other info would be greatfully recieved.
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Danny

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

SOURCE: not hot washing or drying

you can check for continuitry through the heater assy, possible its bad after working overtime for 5 yrs trying to heat cold water

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Not heating water

Is this an old or newer dishwasher many newer models will not bother trying to heat up the water if it does not come in hot enough there is a temperature sensor, if the water is cold heater will not come on because it will take it too long to heat the cold water.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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SOURCE: lg dishwasher never heats water

The LG 7811 dishwasher is supposed to even support a cold water (vs. hot water) connection. Then it will heat the water up to 120 degrees upon each fill cycle. This is not optimal and it adds much time to the already long full cycle. When you run the hot water at the kitchen sink until it is hot and then kick off the cycle, is the water hot at the beginning? It should be 120 degrees minimum and well under 140 degrees maximum.
Do you get any error codes on the display? Troubleshooting is possible, but recommend you contact LG service at the number in the user guide asap. Press for fast, free resolution to this problem. Please reply when you have gotten this fixed, explaining what fixed this nice, quiet dishwasher. Good Luck!
PS: When you get it running, do not use ultra-cheap dishwasher soap. Recommend Electrosol powder or cascade. Never use gel or tablets on this water conserving dishwasher.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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