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DO I NEED TO RUN HOT WATER IN THE NEAREST FAUCET TO START THE DISHWASHER

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This model does have an inline heater to heat the water to the proper temperature, but it does take a long time and you are recommended to run the tab on the faucet from which the dishwasher water line is tapped from. This clears all the cold water from the line

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