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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
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we have a siemens dishwasher se24t250gb it fails to complete

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we have a siemens dishwasher se24t250gb
it fails to complete the cycle by 1 minute

When it does this is it empty or water?
Are the pots dry or soaking wet still?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

water is empty pots are dry,no steam when you open the dishwasher


Ok when it sticks on 1 minute and its empty of water then its usually down to a heating error. As you say theres no steam at the end then its not doing the dry phase of the cycle. The plates mah have drip dryed but as theres no steam then it hasnt done the final hot rinse.

What you need to do is check the heater and control board. First you need to remove the outer door panel and then the plastic control panel.
From there you will see the control board. Remove this and open the plastic casing and remove the board. Inspect this and see if theres any dry joints or burn marks which you can resolder.

But if that looks ok then you need to remove the right hand side panel.
From there look into the middle of the dishwasher from the right side and you should see the heater. You need to test the heater with a multimeter. But you need to full the dishwasher with water as this will push a plunger out in the heater. If theres no reading then the heater is faulty and will need to be replaced.

But if the heater is fine then its looking like the control board is the issue here im afraid.

So check it out and see what you find. But sticking on 1 minute and if its draining is a heater related fault on these.

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