How to change a heater element on an Indesit Dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change a heater element on an Indesit Dishwasher
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips Screwdriver & 8mm Socket
    Phillips screwdriver & jubilee socket
  4. Indesit DI620 Integrated Dishwasher
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  5. Note: We have removed the side panel for photographic purposes only it is possible to replace the heating element by removing the base only.
  6. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the side panel retaining screws
    DI620 Side Panel 1
  7. Open the door & remove the screws behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 7
  8. Remove the screws behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 6
  9. Remove further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 2
  10. Remove 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 3
  11. Remove further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 4
  12. Remove 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 5
  13. Remove the right hand side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 8
  14. Lay the appliance on its side to expose the base
    DI620 Base 1
  15. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  16.  Remove further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  17. Carefully pull the base out a small amount
    DI620 Base 4
  18. Locate the overflow unit on the inside of the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  19. Make a note of the wires and remove them now remove the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  20. From inside the appliance locate the lower spray arm retaining nutDI620 Lower Spray Arm 1
  21. Grip the lower spray arm retaining nut and twist to release it
    DI620 Lower Spray Arm 2
  22. Remove the lower spray arm
    DI620 Lower Spray Arm 3
  23. Lower spray arm removed
    DI620 Lower Spray Arm 4
  24. From the bottom locate the heater, make a note of the wires & remove them
    DI620 Heater 1
  25. Wires Removed
    DI620 Heater 2
  26. Grip the terminal protectors & pull them off
    DI620 Heater 3
  27. Remove the terminal protectors
    DI620 Heater 4
  28. Terminal protectors removed
    DI620 Heater 5
  29. Using the 8mm socket release the heater element locking nut
    DI620 Heater 6
  30. Remove the locking nut
    DI620 Heater 7
  31. Remove the earth wire from the heater element
    DI620 Heater 8 
  32. Using the 8mm socket release the heater element retaining nut
    DI620 Heater 9
  33. Remove the heater element retaining nut
    DI620 Heater 10
  34. Remove the washer
    DI620 Heater 11
  35. Locate the heater element support bracket
    DI620 Heater 14
  36. Remove the heater element support bracket
    DI620 Heater 13
  37. Grip the element & squeeze to release it from 2 locations
    DI620 Heater 18
  38. Remove the heating element
    DI620 Heater 17
  39. Take the new element from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    DI620 Heating Element
  40. Fit the new heating element into the appliance
    DI620 Heater 17
  41. Squeeze the new element to locate it onto the appliance
    DI620 Heater 18
  42. Reposition the heater element support bracket
    DI620 Heater 13
  43. Support bracket in place
    DI620 Heater 14
  44. Refit the washer
    DI620 Heater 11
  45. Refit the heating element retaining nut
    DI620 Heater 10
  46. Using the 8mm socket tighten the heating element retaining nut
    DI620 Heater 9
  47. Refit the earth wire
    DI620 Heater 8
  48. Refit the heating element locking nut
    DI620 Heater 7
  49. Tighten the heating element locking nut
    DI620 Heater 6
  50. Replace both terminal protectors
    DI620 Heater 4
  51. Terminal protectors in place
    DI620 Heater 2
  52. Refit the wires
    DI620 Heater 1
  53. Replace the lower spray arm
    DI620 Lower Spray Arm 3
  54. Grip the lower spray arm retaining nut and twist to tighten it
    DI620 Lower Spray Arm 2
  55. Lower spray arm back in place
    DI620 Lower Spray Arm 1
  56. Replace the wires to the micro switch on the overflow unit 
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  57. Wires attached
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  58. Replace the base
    DI620 Base 4
  59. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  60. Replace further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  61. Now stand the appliance upright
    DI620 Base 1
  62. Replace the Side Panel
    DI620 Side Panel 8
  63. Using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 5
  64. Replace further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 4
  65. Replace 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 3
  66. Replace further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 2
  67. Replace further screws to the side panel behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 6
  68. Replace further screws to the side panel behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 7
  69. Replace further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 1
  70. The appliance is now ready for use
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Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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