Something not working
Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling out an engineer.
Before contacting your local Service Force Centre, please carry out the checks listed below.
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.
The machine will not start
The machine does not fill
The filters are blocked
The spray arms are not rotating
The dishwasher will not drain
The machine is noisy
The door is difficult to close
Visible lime deposits or white
film on the dishes
The dishes are not quite dry
The dishes are not clean
If after all these checks, the problem persists, contact your
local Service Force Centre, quoting the model and serial
number. This information can be found on the rating plate
located on the right hand side of the dishwasher door (see
The door has not been properly closed.
The plug is not properly inserted in the power socket.
There is a power failure.
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
Clean the filters (refer to "Maintenance and cleaning").
Ensure the crockery is loaded correctly.
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.
Dishes are rattling against each other, refer to "Loading your machine".
The spray arms are knocking against the dishes. Refer to "Loading your
The dishwasher is not level, or not properly built-in.
Check that there is salt and that the salt cap is tight.
Check that the right level of the water softener is set.
The rinse aid has run out or too little is being used.
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.
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This product should be serviced by an authorised Service
engineer, and only genuine spare parts should be used.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the
Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning.
Contact your local Service Force Centre.
Always insist on genuine spare parts.