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Bosch Eexcell Dishwasher not heating. Accessed heating element by removing right hand side panel, there appears to be continuity between left and right hand terminals - where is the thermostat please and how can I test it, thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2011

    That is really helpful, thanks. Had a look at module and there are two pins on the board which appear to have no solder although no burning is evident, so will try soldering those.


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Hi, Welcome to FixYa. The hi-limit thermostat and NTC (all in one) are actually directly on top of the heater body, aka instantanious water heater. You'll also see a micro-switch which turns the element on once water begins to circulate, that is the flo-switch. Having said that, the issue is likely the heater relay on the main control board, specifically a burnt solder joint for the heater relay. If you visually inspect the control you'll likely see it right away. Let me know how you make out or if you need any help, good luck. Regards, Macmarkus :)

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    Mark MacDonald Mar 22, 2011

    Hello again Kevin,

    If you're unclear as to how to go about servicing that control, I've attached a link to one of my many posts regarding this specific problem. ( or you can visit my profile and pick any number of Bosch dishwasher enquiries regarding long run times, shows 2H, stops at #1, etc. )

    Let me know how you make out and good luck.


    Macmarkus :)


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