Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling out
The dishwasher is fitted with a number of alarm systems which can help you to quickly determine the cause of any
The dishwasher will not start or stops during operation. All push buttons are inoperative except for the ON-OFF push
button. The indicator light of the programme underway and one or more of the phase indicator lights (WASH, DRY,
END OF PROGRAMME) are flashing.
Press the ON-OFF push button to switch off the dishwasher and carry out the following suggested corrective actions
Once the checks have been carried out switch on the dishwasher and start a washing programme, if the fault code
reappears in the digital display, contact your local Service Force Centre.
Important: If you call out an engineer to a fault listed below or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or
installation a charge will be made, even if the appliance is in guarantee.
Something not working
The machine will not start
The door has not been properly closed.
The plug is not properly inserted in the power socket.
There is a power failure.
The machine does not fill
Ensure the water tap is open.
Ensure the mains water supply has not been cut off.
The inlet hose may be squashed or bent. Reposition the hose.
The inlet hose may be blocked. Switch off the water supply and
clean the filter.
The dishwasher will not drain
The drain hose may be squashed or bent. Reposition the hose.
The sink may be blocked. Clear any blockages.
The drain hose extension is not correct. Follow the instructions
for connecting to the waste.
There is no vent in the end of the drain hose.
One or more phase
Switch off the dishwasher. Switch it back on and start the
indicator lights are
If the alarm reappears, call the local Service Force Centre.
The machine is noisy
Dishes are rattling against each other, refer to “Loading your
The spray arms are knocking against the dishes. Refer to
"Loading your machine".
The door is difficult to close
The dishwasher is not level, or not properly built-in.
Visible lime deposits or
Check that there is salt and that the salt cap is tight.
white film on the dishes
Check that the right level of the water softener is set.
The dishes are not quite dry
The rinse aid has run out or too little is being used.
The dishes are not clean
The baskets are too full.
The dishes have not been arranged properly.
The spray arms do not rotate
The spray arms are clogged.
The filters are clogged.
The filters are not in the correct position.
Not enough detergent has been used or it is unsuitable.
The detergent is old or has gone hard.
The salt container cap is not properly closed.
The washing programme selected is too gentle.