Dishwasher Heating Element W10518394

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Dishwasher Heating Element W10518394 / AP5690151.

This heating element is used in the dishwasher to increase the water temperature during the wash cycle and to provide heat if the drying cycle is selected. If water is not heating properly or the drying cycle is not working, the heating element may need to be replaced. A screwdriver and wrench set are needed to repair the dishwasher. Make sure the power is disconnected before replacing the heating element. Pull the dishwasher out from its cabinet to reach the back of the unit. Disconnect the wires from the element on the back of the machine. Use the wrench set to take the nuts off the element and remove it. Install the new heating element and tighten the nuts. Slide the dishwasher back into its original location. Reconnect the power.This heating element is an authentic OEM replacement part sourced directly from the manufacturer. It is a black metal part that is individually sold. The heating element is designed for use in dishwashers manufactured by Whirlpool, Kenmore, Amana, and Maytag.

This part fixes the following symptoms

  • Not drying dishes properly
  • Not cleaning dishes properly

Genuine Whirlpool part. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, Norge, Roper, and others. See all items in Dishwasher Heating Element.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

WARNING: California’s Proposition 65

Cross Reference Information

Part Number W10518394 (AP5690151) replaces 2977737, 8194250, 8563007, 8572861, PS8260087, W10134009, W10441445, W10518394VP.

How to Replace Dishwasher Heating Element W10518394 / AP5690151 #W10518394

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Dishwasher Heating Element W10518394 / AP5690151 #W10518394 for Dishwasher made by Whirlpool, Roper, Kenmore, Maytag, Magic Chef, Estate. Note: This video is intended to give you the general idea of the part replacement procedure. Your appliance may differ depending on the manufacturer and model.