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Model SHE68P02UC/60 There does not appear to be a drying heating element in this dishwasher or did we miss connecting something up during the installation? Unsatisfactory drying on both "normal" cycle and "auto wash" cycle.Drying agent is in machine. What is "condensation drying"? Is this just blowing cool air through the machine and out through the vent? If so it is unsat. How to get the machine to actually DRY the dishes? I'm going to be very disappointed and out over $1,000.00 if drying is not possible and I have to junk a brand new machine.

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I am assuming you have the dishwasher connected to the hot water tap which can give water at about 40deg c (120deg F).

The dishwasher uses steam from the water (after heating it further). So if the inlet water temperature is not correct then it will struggle a bit for both washing and drying.

See instructions for installation and user guide on this website.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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