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Not rinsing or drying

Hi my dishwasher washes but then the delicate 50 light flashes it does not rinse or dry only 3 months old worked fine till 2 weeks ago any one help thanks

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  • MBob Nov 26, 2007

    We have just had exactly the same problem - Happenned before but this time it is out of warranty. last time Engineer told us he had relplaced the heater element - which makes sense as the reason why the dishwasher isn't creationg any heat to wash or dry the dishes.



    Think I'll spend the £40 on a new element and call an engineer out if that doesn't work. Don't know where the element goes though :-)


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This appliance should be on warranty; call seller.

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