Asko dishwasher troubleshooting

At present, the Asko company manufactures all the spectrum of large household appliances: washing machines, drying machines, dishwashers, ovens, kitchen exhaust vents, cooking surfaces, electric ranges, refrigerators. Everything is produced as separate appliances, as well as in built in variants. It refers to dishwashers too. Moreover, they are equipped with Asko dishwasher troubleshooting function.
Asko dishwasher troubleshooting reveals errors and malfunctions for the repairs.
The Asko dishwasher manual you’ll find below provides you with a list of the most common symptoms your dishwasher can be experiencing and offers solutions that fix this type of household appliances. To start with, find the symptom in the first column of the Asko dishwasher troubleshooting guide below. Now you can see what parts are at fault, and how to get them repaired.

Asko dishwasher troubleshooting

ProblemsPossible causesAction
The dishes are not clean.• The spray arms are not rotating.• Lift off the arms and clean.
• Old dishwasher detergent. NB! Detergent is a perishable• Avoid large packs.
• Incorrect dosage of detergent.• Dispense according to the level of water hardness.
• Insufficiently powerful dishwashing program.• Select the Temperature normal option or switch to a more powerful program.
• Incorrect program chosen.• Change to a more intensive program.
• Incorrect loading of the dishwasher.• Do not cover china with large bowls or similar.
•Avoid placing very tall glasses in the corners of baskets.
• Glasses and cups have tipped over during the wash.• Load the china securely.
Stains or a film on the china.• Dishwasher fitted with water softener is leaking salt.• Check that the cover of the salt compartment is properly screwed on. Otherwise phone for Service.
• Incorrectly set water softener.• See the chapter on water softeners.
• Incorrectly set rinse aid dispenser.• See the chapter on rinse aid.
• The salt compartment is empty.• Top up with salt.
• Phosphate-free detergent in combination with hard water.• Change detergent.
• Too high a temperature and/or too much detergent can cause etching on (crystal) glass. Unfortunately this cannot be remedied, only prevented!• Wash (crystal) glass at a low temperature and dispense dishwasher detergent with care. Contact the dishwasher detergent manufacturer.
The china has a whitishblue sticky film.• Too high dosage of rinse aid.• Reduce dosage. See the chapter on rinse aid. If the water is very soft, you could try diluting the rinse aid (1 part rinse aid, 1 part water).
Stains on stainless steel or silver.• Certain food remnants such as mustard, mayonnaise, lemon, vinegar, salt and dressings can cause stains on stainless steel if allowed to remain for any length of time. All stainless steel can mark silver if allowed to come into contact during the dishwashing process. Aluminium can also cause stains on dishes.• Rinse off food residue of this type if you do not intend to start the dishwasher immediately.
• Seperate your cutlery into the various compartments in the basket. Make sure silver and stainless steel are not together.
Stains which remain after dishwashing.• Lipstick and tea can be difficult to remove.• Change to a detergent with bleach.
Rattling sound during dishwashing.• The dishes are not properly loaded or the spray arms are not rotating.• Check that the china is loaded securely. Spin the spray arms to make sure that they rotate.
The machine will not start.• You have forgotten to switch on the main switch.
• The door is not properly closed.
• A fuse has blown.
• The plug is not plugged in.
• The water tap is off.
• Overfilling/leakage
• Check
To restart the machine, press Start/stop for 3 seconds. Now select a new programme and press Start/stop.• A droning sound (drainage pump) can be heard from the machine, this does not stop when the power is switched off using the main power switch.1. Close the water tap.
2. Pull out the plug.
3. Call a service engineer
1 minute appears in the displayThe program is taking longer than estimated.No action; next time the program is run the corrected time will be displayed.
Water remains in the machine.• Obstruction in the drain hose.• Disconnect the drain hose where it is connected to the sink’s water trap. Check that no debris has become stuck. Is the cone-shaped part of the pipe cut so that the diameter is at least 16 mm?
• Kinks in the drain hose.• Check that the hose is free from kinks or sharp bends.
• The filters are clogged.• Clean out the coarse filter, the fine filter and the filter.
• Items in the drain pump.• Clean out the drain pump. See chapter on cleaning
Bad odor in the machine• Dirt along the strips and in corners• Clean with a dish brush and low-lather detergent.
• Low-temperature programs have been selected for a prolonged period.• Run a Normal Temperature program around once a month.
The dishes are not sufficiently dry• Drying power too low. The machine is not fully loaded.• Activate the Normal drying option (not all models). Put a full load in the machine.
• The rinse aid has run out or the set dose is too low.• Replenish rinse aid or increase the dose of rinse aid if required.
• Open the door slightly once the program has finished.