Having problems with your Hotpoint 24 in. DWF32P Free-standing Dishwasher ?

Water not getting warm

\015 I have a hotpoint dwf31 dishwasher the water will not get warm at all during the cycle.Could this problem be the thermostat.If so how do you get to it\015

Answers :

Test the heater element first.
Each wire is connected to a terminal using a slip-on connector. Grasp the connector and pull on it firmly.
DO NOT\015\012pull on the wire itself. Pull only from the connector. You may decide\015\012you need to use a pair of needle nosed pliers to help you.
\015\012\015\012 Use your multimeter to test the heating element for continuity. Set the device to the ohms
setting\015\012x 1. Touch each meter probe to a terminal. You should receive a reading\015\012somewhere in between infinity and zero. Because of the variety of makes\015\012and models of dishwashers, it is quite difficult to say exactly what\015\012the reading should be for each and every possible model. However, if\015\012the test you conduct produces a reading of infinite resistance (meter's\015\012needle does not move), then that is indicative of a faulty heating\015\012element, and you should replace yours. Similarily, if the test you\015\012conduct produces a reading of zero resistance (meter's needle moves to\015\012the other extreme of the scale), then that is also indicative of a\015\012faulty heating element, and you should replace yours.


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