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MY UNIT SEEMS TO RUN ALL THE TIME, NEVER CYCLES

My unit seems to run all the time never cycles on/off when the heater or ac is on. Have turned on and off cleaned filter.

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Make sure its on auto,,an if it is then you probally need an t-stat

Posted on May 16, 2010

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To avoid the wait, increase the incoming water temperature before turning on the dishwasher. Do that by running the kitchen sink faucet until the water runs hot. Or increase the temperature of the hot water to the entire house at the hot water heater.

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