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Dales-Electronic, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
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Experience:  I am a Home Appliance / Refrigeration Technician of 25yrs+ with my own business and for multi-brand national companies.
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Gorenje dishwasher e3 error code

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gorenje dishwasher e3 error code
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** E3 is a water heating error, if the water is not heated up to the required setting in 60 minutes the microprocessor indicates an error. This is usually just a heater failure - fit a new heater.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

hi there, i have had people talking about a thermostat limiter. is there one which i could test first before getting an element.

Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 1 year ago.

Best thing to do is check continuity across the heater element contacts - that will tell you if the heater is faulty. Its fairly rare for a thermistor to go faulty but if you give me about an hour I will get you some readings both are in the base of the appliance.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

hi there. there is continuity through the element but not through the reset thermal limiter

Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 1 year ago.

Are you referring to the thermal cut-outs on the side of the heater assembly?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.

hi there, no this is a toc which screws to the underside of the machine.

Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 12 months ago.

OK reset the toc and try the appliance - see if you now get the water heated. Take not though that if the thermal cutout has tripped out you may have a problem with either the operating thermostat or quantity of water in the wash cavity during the wash cycle.