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Heating element not coming on?

L recently installed a new, old stock GU1100XTLQ0 dishwasher. Everything works just fine, but dishes are wet, and l don't get that 'rush' of warm air when l open door after cycle, like you would get opening oven, like l got with old dishwasher. Everything points to heating element not coming on. Any idea's where to start? Thanks all.

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  • Billy in NY Apr 04, 2008

    thanks for your help, l'll check those wires. not to sound stupid, but pull off one wire, put a meter on both sides and should have 0 resistance, right? thanks again, Bill

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With a flashlight you can perhaps see far enough under the d/w, the heater leads plugin in the very back of machine, perhaps one of thje wires fell off during shipping/ installation. if not yoyu can removethe wire and checl heater for continuity, it should have continuity through heater. if not replace heater

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  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Apr 05, 2008

    that is correct, might not be zero resistane but close enough to it, and also there should be a tech sheet/ wiring diagram behind the lower acses panel, giving a multitude of info

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