Having problems with your Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher ?

Nasty dishwasher there is nasty wet grunge at the bottom of the door, around the place the heating unit in the bottom of the dishwasher. half the time the dishes are clean in the bottom of the dishwasher. half the heating element is melted..for some reason...what do i do. the dishwasher still works, if we make sure the dishes are clean before they go in. using more for a sanitation thing than a dishwasher. can ya'll help me?


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Sounds like your heating element is broken and you should replace it to prevent a possible fire hazard. \015\012You can replace the element easily for not alot of cash. You'll need to pick up a new one at an appliance parts store, just bring them the model number of the appliance and they should be able to look up which part you need.\015\012
\015\012On most dishwashers the element will just lift up and pull out revealing some insulation and wires attached in the back. Just remove the wires and take the old one out and install the new one. Might be some short screws holding the element to the rear of the machine so have a phillips head (cross tip) screwdriver handy. \015\012
\015\012Of course you can always call a repair service to come and do it all for you, itll just cost a bit more.
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