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Dishlex DX302 : Water not heating

Our machine is not heating the water. I have confirmed that the heater unit has a internal resistance of 26ohms and is getting 240v on the active side. However it is only getting 85v across it's active and neutral that goes back to the control board. I am guessing that the control board needs replacing as the resistance from G5 to G6 is only 2Kohms instead of the 6Kohms as mentioned in your previous post.

I was hoping to get a copy of the wiring diagram to confirm, before having to purchase a new control board.

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  • fixyafan Mar 21, 2008

    Hi



    Thanks for the advice, in the intrim I had replaced the control board which fixed the problem.



    However I would still like a copy of the service manual for the next time. My e-mail address is



    lifeco@unwired.com.au



    Thanks again

  • pmeacock Jun 27, 2008

    Water not heating properly as well. Would you please send a copy of a wiring diagram as well to pmeacock@e-wire.net.au


    Much Appreciated

  • toddy2731 Aug 31, 2008

    Hi I have the same problem too. Can someone please send me manual also to st.bartlett@bigpond.com Thanks in advance. Tony

  • homer21 Aug 31, 2008

    Hi I also have no hot water and 26 ohms on the heating element and think maybe that I should replace the circuit board

  • laubstar Oct 28, 2008

    hi, i have the same problem and was wondering if i could get a copy of the circuit diagram.



    laubstar@hotmail.com

  • wayno357 Mar 13, 2009

    Yep, same problem. No heat. I put washing dishes way up there with watching grass grow so I'm pretty keen to fix this problem.

    Could you send me the Service manual and circuit diagram for the Electrolux DX302.

    wayneandboo@yahoo.com.au

    Thanks

  • bte19280 Apr 20, 2009

    I have no hot water, I checked the resistance of heater element 26 ohms. Could I possibly get the manual emailed, bte19280@bigpond.net.au thanks for your help !!

  • Annom5000 Mar 27, 2012

    Hi there, I'm not sure if this post is still active, but I am having the cat same problem. From reading previous posts I suspect same solder problem on circuit board! I was wondering if you could please me the service manual and wiring diagram so I can have a look and try fix it? Model is a white Electrolux dishlex dx302 as others.. Email address is jimmigazza@hotmail.com thanks so much!

  • nick Oct 14, 2012

    Hi FixyaI also have the same issue heating /drying not working on Electolus DX302, I have attempted to remove the controll board and have not been able to get the board out of the casing once it was opened up, so do not know if it is just the dry solder joint or not .Is it worth buying a replacement controll board ,,,is this possible,thanks for the threads and help.

  • wgibbons570
    wgibbons570 Jan 07, 2013

    email cct to w@gibbo.net.au please

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It sounds like the control board is faulty. have you checked for dry solder joints on the control board? also it is important the check the resistance of the taco on the wash motor. last of all don't worry to much about the 2k ohms of the temp sensor as it can vary lots depending on the temperature.
if you give me ur email i can send you the service manual and wiring diagram.

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  • Annom5000 Mar 27, 2012

    Hi there, I'm not sure if this post is still active, but I am having the cat same problem. From reading previous posts I suspect same solder problem on circuit board! I was wondering if you could please me the service manual and wiring diagram so I can have a look and try fix it? Model is a white Electrolux dishlex dx302 as others.. Email address is jimmigazza@hotmail.com thanks so much!

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Hi

mine had this exact same problem - it turns out that the relay on the control board had not been soldered on properly. mine has shorted out over time, and caused a lot of charing of the localised area. i checked the relay, it was okay, so have resoldered the board and all is working for now.

i called Electrolux - 1800 001 218 - to report the problem, as i believe there are too many peoplew reporting this issue for it to be a one off. i was also concerned about a fire risk, as the charing on mine was considerable.

too be blunt, Electrolux didn't seem to care too much, unless if i wanted to pay to have someone come look at it, despite the fact that i am an electrician.

Electrolux currently say that this is the first time this problem has been reported - despite that fact they are aware of this thread. i would encourage anyone whoi has this fault to call the above number and report your problems to them, as i believe a recall may be waranted, and, should your unit have serious problems (fire) it is on record.

Electrolux currently have a recall on a couple of other dishwashers due to the fact they pose potential fire risks - see www.recalls.gov.au

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

  • nospam570 Oct 17, 2010

    Dishlex 302

    Usual problem - not heating / drying.

    Check back of computer board. A solder seems to have burnt out / off. Resoldered and now working again. It's a worry that the first one melted or burnt off though.

    Something wrong with this setup.

    Cheers,
    A.

  • Jim Hanigan May 24, 2013

    Here's hoping that this post is still active as my DX302 has developed a non-heating problem abd I would appreciate a manual and wiring diagram too please. seamus.43@gmail.com

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I have had a similar problem and yes, the problem is the load side connection between the power relay and the circuit board. I have resoldered it and laid over that part of the board circuit, heavier wire to reduce local heating. Unfortunately, the problem arises again from time to time.
It's just a very poor piece of electrical design !
I believe the only permanent solution is to insert a secondary relay between the circuit board and the heater feeder wire in order to reduce the current (and hence potential to overheat that section of the circuit board. I am considering fitting a relay with a 240 volt ac coil but to simplify wiring but need to get a wiring diagram in order to arrange the neutral side connection for the pull in coil.
A circuit diagram would be VERY helpful.

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