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On The Utensils - Siemens Dishwasher Operating Instructions Manual

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Food residue on the utensils.
– Utensils placed too closely together,
utensils basket overfilled.
– Too little detergent.
– Rinse programme too weak.
– Spray arm rotation obstructed.
– Spray arm nozzles blocked.
– Filters blocked.
– Filters incorrectly inserted.
– Waste water pump blocked.
– Top basket on right and left not set to
same height.
Tea or lipstick residue is not completely
– The detergent has an inadequate
bleaching effect.
– Too low rinsing temperature.
– Too little/unsuitable detergent.
White stains on the utensils/glasses
remain milky.
If phosphate-free detergents are used with
hard tap water, white deposits may be
deposited more easily on utensils and
the container walls.
– Too little/unsuitable detergent.
– Too weak programme selected.
– No/too little rinse aid.
– No/too little special salt.
– Water softening system set to the
wrong value.
– Salt dispenser lock not fastened.
Contact the detergent manufacturer,
in particular if:
– the utensils are very wet at the end of
the programme.
– limescale forms.
Dull, discoloured glasses, film cannot be
washed off.
– Unsuitable detergent.
– Glasses not dishwasher-proof.
Streaks on glasses and cutlery, glasses
have metallic appearance.
– Too much rinse aid.
Plastic parts discoloured.
– Too little/unsuitable detergent.
– Too weak programme selected.
Rust spots on the cutlery.
– Cutlery not rust-resistant.
– Salt content in the rinsing water too
high, as salt dispenser lock not
fastened firmly or salt was spilled while
being refilled.
Utensils not dry.
– Appliance door opened too early and
utensils taken out too early.
– Programme selected without drying.
– Too little/unsuitable rinse aid.
– Activate intensive drying.
– The combined detergent used has
a poor drying performance.
Use rinse aid (see Rinse aid chapter
for setting).

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