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Dishwasher not completing cycle and seems Too hot

I have replaced heater element in my smeg dw614 fas ,but am still having the same problem.error code e3 "water heating malfunction" the water is heating - I suspect too much as it sounds as if it is boiling,sounds a bit like a kettle with not enough water in it.machine seems very clean in the pumps and larger hoses I removed, where should I check for possible blockage or is it likely to be a thermal cut-out,thermostat or thermistor problem, Thanks in advance

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  • Pat Ocake
    Pat Ocake Apr 05, 2014

    Found the problem it's the capacitor on the main pump motor.hence the water boiling as it was stationary inside the heater

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Did anyone get this sorted, mines doing the same. It stops at position 12, no power at the heater, so it stalls. I have replaced the dual thermostats, and the heater element is returning 25ohms resistance.
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