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Heating Element

PartSelect Number PS8260087

This dishwasher heating element is not designed to heat the water that enters it, but is designed to maintain the heat of the water that enters the dishwasher. It is located on the bottom of the dishwasher and also comes with the 2 washers.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Not drying dishes.
  • Will not start.
  • Not cleaning properly.
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2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsPliers

CustomerGreg from Lebanon CT

Dishwasher wouldn't work

Looked under machine, saw wire going to heater was burned off.Seal on heater failed, water leaked onto terminal, shorted and burned, ruined plastic terminal nut.Replaced heater and wire terminal, and nut, took minutes, works great.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

Customerrich from boulder city NV

Heater showing signs that it was going to fail soon

removed unit from cabinet disconnected water and drain lines replaced heater very easy to do it took more time to remove unit from under counter than replace heater piece of cake..

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  • Heating Element

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerRich from hamilton MI

Bad heater in qiuet partner 2

this job is cake. worst part is removing dishwasher from cabinet. Disconnect water , drain , and power. reove mounting screws in upper door area. Pull unit out and lay it on its face. unplug two wire leads and remove big nuts. Roll unit upright and replace heater. roll unit back over and tighten nuts and plug leads back in. It really takes two minutes to replace heater once the unit is out of cabinet.

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  • Heating Element

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerAaron from Aurora IL

Start light was flashing

Thanks to everyone for posting their experiences on changing the heater element. The most difficult part of the repair was getting the dishwasher out of the cabinet. I didn't know that I should disconnect the water line underneath the sink and this would make the removal easier. Also, because the copper water line going to the dishwasher was kinked, I ended up changing it with a flexible steel braided line.....much easier to install.

Once the dishwasher was out of the cabinet, I turned it over and easily removed the clips that held the heater element in.

I would definetly recommend people doing this repair themselves, it will save you a lot of money!!!!!

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  • Heating Element

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerSteve from The Colony TX

Heater element snapped in two.

Disconnected power,water supply and drain.Had to pull dishwasher out to access the heater element nuts. Removed broken element and replaced with new part. Repair very easy!

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  • Heating Element

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerT.w. from Batesville AR

Heater element burnt in two

1. Open dishwasher door, to access the screws holding dishwasher to cabinet.... remove these screws.
2. May need to shut water off and unscrew water line and waste line (if they aren't long enough because you will need to pull dishwasher out.
3. Unplug electricity
4. Pull dishwasher all the way out... probably need to disconnect the water and waste lines
5. crescent wrench to unscrew the plastic screws in back
6. Disconnect two wires going to element
7. Replace element... reverse steps
8. Not too bad at all
9. Part Select is Awesome !!!!

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  • Heating Element

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerLarry from Shakopee MN

Dishes would not dry

First i turned off the water and the power, then removed the two screws to the access panel under the door. Then remove 1 screw to the electrical box and removed the wire nuts and pulled the cable out of the box. Then disconect the water supply which is up front, but very little room to work. I didn't have to diconnect the drain hose because it was long enough for me to pull out the machine. After removing to screws that hold the machine to the counter you can pull it out. Remove 2 wire from the terminals of the heat coil. Unscrew the plastic nuts from the washer and remove. Assemble in reverse order and check for leaks. I tested the old element as well as the new element for resistance before installing.

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  • Heating Element

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsScrew drivers, Wrench set

CustomerJeanne from Jupiter FL

Heating element went out, dishwasher wouldn't work

I checked the manual to determine the code meaning for 7 blinks, it was heating issue. I ordered the part from Partselect.com. When the part came in, I googled the internet for "How to replace a dishwasher heating element". There were several options, I chose one that was a video showing a handyman go through each step. I followed the steps, with no problems, and WA-LA! Felt good (as the wife of the house) to do it myself!

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