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My dishwasher has the sanitize option but at the end of the cycle the sanitize light is not on. It is about 3 years old. When does the sanitize happen during the cycle so I can open the door and measure the temp? If it is not sanitizing do you think the heating element is bad?

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Check your owners manual to see when the light should come on. If it comes on due to high temps, then the heater element may be bad. Run it, then see if element is hot (be careful !)

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