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Quick fix for dishwasher not heating or not completing cycle
Tue 4-Dec-12
9:46 am
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Danny
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I would not have believed this if I had not seen it myself.

Our cheapo but reliable and economical Bendix Tricity dishwasher stopped working over a month ago. First it was simply not completing the cycle. Then the water was not heating up. So we reverted to manual wash-up while we waited until we had enough cash to call our reliable repair man.

F hates parting with cash to repair something until she has tried her damndest to fix it herself first. T'interweb is a fab resource as we all know. So she delved in and investigated possible causes and solutions.

The easiest one to try - and I was totally sceptical - was to treat it for limescale.

Blimey.

She used a Finish product and then a cheaper Tesco version. It worked!

Now it heats correctly and swishes through its eco cycle without stuttering.

Oh the joy of simply having somewhere to stack the dirty dishes again welldone

At least £50 saved.

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Tue 4-Dec-12
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Good news indeed!  You might want to check the title of this post though - I thought you were giving advice on cleaning hearing aids...smug

I'll try that again!

Tue 4-Dec-12
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A useful tip, Danny & Fiona, thanks for posting it. wave & big_hug 

 

"The beautiful is as useful as the useful...perhaps more so."

from Les Miserables

Tue 4-Dec-12
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LOL - no matter how much we shout at it it does not respond! big_laugh

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Tue 4-Dec-12
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Same as me - I cleaned my hearing aid last week and it stopped working until I replaced a bit of it...big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Tue 4-Dec-12
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I am out of love with dishwashers. We bought a new Bosch for here having always had Bosch in the past. It often does not wash things properly even when using expensive Finish products, the cheap range, forget it! Possibly the problem is that all machines here are cold fill. As we need another dishwasher for the big Gite I am going to put it in there where it will never need to do any heavy duty washing up and go back to manual washing up.

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