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My GE DISHWASHER will take 3-4 hours to cycle thru. What do I do to choose a shorter cycle?

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: dishwasher runs about 3 hours

First check the inlet water flow into the machine. There is a strainer attached to this. If it is clogged water filling into the machine will be delayed!

Also check whether using the same wash program as you were doing earlier. There can not be any other fault aprt from this. i presume the wash quality is good.

Heance clean all the water inlet and outlet for free flow.

Posted on Jul 08, 2010

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SOURCE: 3 hour cycle - dishes not clean - bosch dishwasher

Check your heating element..

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Posted on Jul 18, 2010

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SOURCE: i have a ge profile pdw8200 dishwasher. it go thru

Check the electrical connections where the power enters the dishwasher. (behind the lower kickplate, on the right side of the machine) Open the metal cover, hold on one of the twist on wire connectors, and firmly tug each wire to make sure none are loose. Check all the wires. There is a good chance one of the wires will come right out of the twist on wire connector when given a tug. Correct the poor connection, and you should be good to go.

Posted on Jan 23, 2011

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SOURCE: The dishwasher continues on the

Hello, Thank You for using FixYa. I will be helping you today.Normal cycles on new dishwashers is an average of two hours and opening the door makes it longer.Also if the water temp coming into the unit is not hot enough it takes even longer because now it has to heat the water.Yes new dishwashers can take a very long time to run a cycle.
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