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The heating element does not function; it use to. Also, the detergent dispenser door does not open during the wash cycle. So, how do I determine the cause of the problem - burnt out element, bad switch, etc? Are the issues possibly connected, or separate? Thanks in advance!

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Hi,
Probably two different problems....

Dishwasher Repair Problem Detergent Cup does not Open


Dishwasher Problems The Heating Element not Working


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Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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