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Dishes not drying, greasy items not clean

Our 3 yr old LDF6810ST has been giving poor results lately. Up to know it's been a great dishwasher with no problems. I downloaded the service manual and when running the Check Program I get:
Upper Only + Time Delay + Power: results in 3H / U3 (manual = 3H/U2) Press Time Delay Once: Result is 2 / 40 (manual = 31) Press Time Delay 4 times: number scroll from 1 -99 (manual = 34) Press Time Delay 9 Times: Result is 20 (manual = 39)
I am leaning towards the heating element being bad. Has anyone else had similar problems and a good result with replacing the element?

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Hi,

You are alomost there. Yes these are some common issues and get resolved only by replacing the heating element.

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