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Dishwasher element and thermostat

We have a hotpoint bf41 dishwasher that does'nt heat the water at the start of the cycle and seems not to progress any further. Could it need a new heating element or thermostat? If so how do I find out which one and how do I remove/replace it properly? Many thanks!!

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  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2008

    Cylcle starts ok. When timer reaches position 12 - calling for the water to heat the cycle progesses no further. Cycle can be continued by manually forwarding the timer past the water heating part of the cycle.

    Metered element and thermostat - 240 volts present through both when cycle reaches position 12.

    Any suggestions please.

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Check with multi-meter for power on heating element's tags. If it does get power, you should replace the heating element. In case of no power- you should replace the thermostat. Good luck !

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Did anyone get this sorted, mines doing the same. It stops at position 12, no power at the heater, so it stalls. I have replaced the dual thermostats, and the heater element is returning 25ohms resistance.
Its doing my head in!

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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