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My dishwasher suddenly won't wash hot on either the normal auto setting nor the eco one.

Also, the timer seems to have got corrupted as it starts at 130 minutes on auto and then before it reaches 100 minutes it reverts back up to 199 minutes. The eco setting just starts at 199 minutes. Finally the dishes are wet, and cool when the cycle has run

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The internal element may be faulty (drying element?). As above, the dishwasher maybe recalculating the time it takes to finish the load without the element!

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Do you find water left in the dishwasher bottom at cycle end???? It sound like your drain line is partially or completely blocked or possibly a bad drain pump depending on model. If it can't drain completely it can't refill with hot water. That will also explain an increase in the cycle time. Some dishwasher add time because it is trying to heat the water up. Its a loosing battle if the water isn't partially hot to begin with.

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