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Heater element problems

My heating element has blown...the dishwasher runs fine but doesn't heat. I can get a new element for #60 from Hoover, but where can I find out how to fit it? Bob

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Why did you decided that it is an heating element problem,it could be a thermostat issue as well. Check with a multi-meter whether you have power on the heating element tags. In case you have power on its tags, the heating element should be replaced.But in case you can't read any power on its tags, it's probably a thermostat issue. Good luck!

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