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All of a sudden my Whirlpool dishwasher don't want to dry the dishes, what can I do about it?


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If it is not the switch on the front of the control panel, then it will be the Heating element in the bottom of the tank. These, like oven elements, can burn out like a light bulb. With the machine dry inside and the dishes and lower rack removed, do a close examination this part. It is generally black in color and is goes around the pump close to the outside of the tank. If there is a small hole or a bubble in it with a sort of white powder around it, it has burned out. If you are inclined in this direction, you can replace it yourself. Make TOTALLY SURE THERE IS NO ELECTRICAL POWER BEING SUPPLIED TO THE MACHINE. Remove the kick plate panel to the front. Usually 1/4 inch hex head bolts and #2 phillips head screw drivers. The element base pieces extend through the bottom of the tanks with washers.
Unplug each of the two electrical connectors from the old element and remove the nuts holding it into the tank. Reverse procedure installing the new element. Turn it on and test for leaks. If OK re-install the kick plate panel. Good luck,
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Mark
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