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In The Event Of A Fault - Electrolux ESF236 Instruction Book

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In the event of a fault

If water leaks from the machine
There is always a certain risk of leakages in any machine connected to a water supply, no matter what water safety
features it may have. Therefore it is advisable always to turn off the water supply tap when the machine is not in use.
Check the following before calling a repairman:
• Dishwasher fails to start.
• Water not discharged at end of cycle.
• Dishes not washed satisfactorily.
• The dishwasher is noisy.
• The door is difficult to close.
• Dishes dull or streaky.
Never attempt to repair the dishwasher yourself.
Repairs carried out by unauthorised or inexperienced
persons can cause injury or serious malfunctioning.
This appliance complies with the following E.E.C. directives:
73/23/EEC, dated 19.02.1973 – low-voltage directive.
89/336/EEC, dated 03.05.1989 (incl. amendment
92/31/EEC) – directive on electromagnetic compatibility.
• Turn off the water supply tap or stopcock
immediately and isolate the machine from the
electrical supply by removing the plug from the wall
• Check that all seals, seams and connections are
• Is the door properly closed?
• Have you set the programme knob properly?
• Is the water tap turned on?
• Is the dishwasher plugged in?
• Has the fuse blown?
• Did you open the door before the light went out
and the cycle ended?
• Are the filters clogged?
• Is the discharge hose blocked?
• Has anything prevented the spray arm from rotating?
• Were the dishes packed too close together?
• Did you use enough detergent?
(Correct amount: about 1-2 tablespoons/load)
• Are the filters clogged?
• Is the rinse aid dispenser empty?
• Are the spray arm holes clogged?
• Are the filters fitted correctly?
• Are the dishes rattling against each other?
• Is the spray arm knocking against the dishes?
• Is the dishwasher level?
• Limescale from hard water has probably formed in the
machine and is being deposited on the dishes. Buy a
limescale remover and follow the instructions on the
package to descale the dishwasher.
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