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If the heater fails, the dishwasher won’t be able to work. You will get dirty and wet dishes washed improperly.

How to replace the heating element of the Siemens dishwasher
How to replace the heating element of the Siemens dishwasher by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

The causes of the frequent dishwasher failures

As a rule, if the heating element is broken, the water inside isn’t warm enough for a cycle to run or even cold. Moreover, drying will be inadequate too. The reason is simple – no warm air in the basin.

The main faults

Experience has shown that problems with the heating element are caused by the following reasons:

How to replace the Siemens dishwasher heater

Before the repair make sure to unplug the appliance from the centralized system of water supply, the sewer and, most importantly, the mains. Otherwise you may get an electric shock. You can proceed with the replacement when you have got all the necessary tools for the work and a new heating element available.

You need a slotted and a cruciform screwdriver to replace the element properly. If the protection cover or the panel is fastened with hexagon bolts, use the appropriate screwdriver. Unscrew the heating element with a wrench.

Since the old heater is practically beyond repair, you will need a new one. We do not recommend you to repair the old heater as it can lead to serious consequences.

The steps are as follows:


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