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It no longer gets the water hot, even when the Extra Heat button is pressed.


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Your dishwasher has a heating element and like all elements they can burn out. You can purchase a new one from the manufacturers website normally or Sears.com has a huge online warehouse of appliance parts.
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It no longer gets the water hot, even when the Extra Heat button is pressed.


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