Dishwasher runs through the cycle but doesn't stop
I've had my dishwasher for about 3 years and have had no problems but
lately my dishwasher runs throuth the cycle and the electronic timer
counts down the time. When it gets to 0 the dishwasher keeps running. I
watch and when it gets to 0 I manually turn the dishwasher off.
Tonight when I tried to start the dishwasher the lights came on but
nothing happened. Do you think i need a new dishwasher??
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Normally if you started the rinse cycle with water already in the base of the dishwasher it will immediately go into circulating the water through the wash arms. Do you hear the wash arms running when the washer is stuck at 11mins? Also when the washer is stuck at 73 mins are the wash arms running all the time or do you hear the pump operate at some stage? If you have the dishwasher manual available make sure the water pressure setting is at HI or LO depending on your rated mains water pressure.
Even though the dishwasher comes with detergent, doesn't mean its good. A lot of new dishwashers are very sensitive to soaps. I've found that cascade liquid works the best. Try getting Dishwasher magic and run it through a load with no dishes. Follow the directions on the bottle. You can pick some up at lowes or home depot.
Control is programmed to stop
running and not allow any
further cycles if it detects a
water heating problem (no
temperature increase detected
in heated Main Wash on
3 consecutive cycles). Control
blinks the Clean LED 7 times
repeatedly and disables the
Start/Resume key until
Running Diagnostics clears the
control and allows it to operate
again. The water heating problem
must be fixed or the control will
stop running again. See potential
Heater circuit problem:
■ Open in heater.
■ Open connection or
component in heater circuit.
■ Faulty heater drive circuit on
1. Check operation of heater in
2. Unplug dishwasher or disconnect
3. Check resistance of heater and all
components and connections in the
water heating circuit or heat dry
My dishwasher Indesit DI67S will not run on the number 1 cycle. It will fill and then when that programme finishes it jumps straight to the drying cycle missing all the rinses out etc. If on the number 2 programme it goes all the way through but then doesn't dry. I've also noticed that the water doesn't seem to be heating up much and certainly isn't drying. Is this the element or something else? Once its reached the drying cycle the light for this just flashes then I have a job to try and reset the machine. It can take endless attempts. Will switching the machine off at the mains solve anything or is it the element? Thankyou