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Possible heater fault

\015 My dishwasher wasn't working at all, so I sent off the pcb for repair, which they've done. But they said the fault was probably caused by the heater, so I need to check that. How do I do it? \015\012I have a meter, so can I measure the resistance? If so, what should it be?\015\012Thanks\015

Answers :

With your meter set to Ohms (touch the red and black probes together and confirm that the meter needle moves to the far right.)\015\012
\015\012Disconnect your Dishwasher from house power.
\015\012Then open up the DW and find where the heater element connects to the heavy gauge wire. Disconnect those wires and touch each probe to the terminals of the element. You should see a closed circuit by the needle moving to the far right.\015\012
\015\012If nothing happens, the element is toast and needs to be replaced. \015\012
\015\012Please report back with what you find.\015\012
\015\012Good Luck!
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