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Dishwather not heating

Our LG Dishwasher model LDS5811WW stopped heating during the drying cycle. I think this model used to also heat the water if it was not hot enought and I don't think it is doing that now either.

Is this a heating element, or are there other possibilities. The dishwater still functions, but it seems like the dishes are not as clean

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