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Maytag MDBH970AWS Heating element won't turn off. Dishwasher heating element won't turn off. Have to shut off the breaker to make it cool down. Heating element gets hot as soon as you flip the breaker back on


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The heater relay is located on the control board, a faulty relay or a faulty control board would cause the problem you have described. The fix is to replace the control board. Parts for your unit should be available from most appliance parts retailers, if there is not one local to you, the part is available at www.apliancepartspro.com. along with an exploded view of your unit

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