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My dishwasher will be stuck in the wash cycle until we advance the timer. How do I fix it? Thanks, Wilson

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Sounds like a heating fault, if you set for example a 65 degree cycle the machine is waiting for the water to reach that temp before advancing. If the heater is open circuit this will never happen and the d/w will happily wash continually waiting for the temp to move on. If the heater element is visible in the base of the d/w you can sometimes see an obvious point on the element where it has blown.
Hope thsi gives you a starting point.

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