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Soil sensor/timer out of whack

My dishwasher has been installed for about a year. Just recently it does not seem to be drying completely and I've noticed the time for a normal cycle has increased significantly - it used to show 107 or 108 and now it shows 122 - even with an empty dishwasher. What might be causing this problem? Is there a sensor someplace that I need to clean?

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  • Hoovermom Jun 09, 2008

    Nope, that's not it. Nothing had changed. No additional options had been selected (I can add even more time to normal if I do that! If I put it on one of the other options that is usually longer than normal (sani-heat or cookware), those don't show any additional time. The only one that shows additional time is the "normal" cycle. My water heater is all the way up - no different than it's been since the dishwasher was installed.

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Try cutting the breaker off for 5 min, this will reset the computer.

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NO SENSOR PROBLEM.TRY THIS , TURN UP THE HEAT AT THE WATER HEATER IF YOU ARENT USING A SANI HEAT CYCLE/EXTRA SCRUB CYCLE.........................THE ONLY WAY YOUR TIME HAS INCREASED IS THAT YOU HAVE A OPTION SELECTED ON YOUR PANEL THAT WASN'T SELECTED BEFORE.YOU WILL SEE BY TIMING THE DIFFERENCES IN THE OPTIONS. THATS IT!!! PLEASE RATE THIS SOLLUTION THANK YOU !!!

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