Hi, My Dishwasher appears to work as normal, nearly all the way through the cycle. However near the end the Fast and Delicate lights start to flash indicating a heating problem. The water appears to heat and pump in/out as normal all the way through however near the end of the rinse cycle just before the drying phase the Fast and Delicate lights flash and the dishwasher empties.
Do you have any ideas as to what the fault could be.
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I have just had my dishwasher fixed by Hotpoint, as the heater was working and the dishwasher only stopped with the fast and delicate lights just before the drying process he replaced the main control board. This has solved the problem, I suspected the fault to be the thermistor as the heater seemed to be getting to hot but I had no idea where it was.
It turns out the thermistor is attached to the main control board and hangs down behind the front door that gives just a rough temperature level for the main control board.
As it's soldered directly onto the control board I would suggest replacing the whole control pcb for anyone with this fault unless you can find any spec details for the thermistor.
I think you will find that the heater has packed up.same thing has happened to my 14month old machine.
Waiting for the part to arrive approx £40 looks quite straight forward if you are a bit handy with tools