How to change the water temperature thermostat on an Indesit Dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change the water temperature thermostat on an Indesit Dishwasher
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips Screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver (small)
  4. Indesit DI620 Integrated Dishwasher
    D1620 Door Image
  5. Lay the appliance on its side to expose the base
    DI620 Base 1a
  6. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  7. Remove further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  8. Carefully pull the base out a small amount
    DI620 Base 4
  9. Locate the overflow unit on the inside of the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  10. Make a note of the wires and remove them now remove the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  11. Locate the thermostat & make a note of the wires  (a photograph is useful)
    DI620 Thermostat 1
  12. Remove the wires
    DI620 Thermostat 2
  13. Wires removed
    DI620 Thermostat 5
  14. Grip the thermostat & unscrew to remove it from the temperature sensor
    DI620 Thermostat 4
  15. Thermostat removed from the temperature sensor
    DI620 Thermostat 3
  16. Take the new thermostat from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    DI620 Thermostat
  17.  Screw the new thermostat into the temperature sensor
    DI620 Thermostat 3
  18. Screw the thermostat in hand tight only
    DI620 Thermostat 4
  19. Fit the wires to the new thermostat
    DI620 Thermostat 2
  20. Thermostat in place
    DI620 Thermostat 1
  21. Replace the wires to the micro switch on the overflow unit 
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  22. Wires attached
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  23. Replace the base
    DI620 Base 4
  24. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  25. Replace further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  26. Now stand the appliance upright
    DI620 Base 1a
  27. The appliance is now ready for use
    D1620 Door Image

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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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