Baumatic dishwasher Troubleshooting

Baumatic is a manufacturer of freestanding and integrated dishwashers. The brand is a part of the Hoover Candy Group, and its range also includes refrigerators, washers, and small appliances.
To repair a broken Baumatic dishwasher, you need to identify the symptom as accurately as possible. Now look it up at the chart below. 68% of dishwasher repairs take less than 15 minutes to complete.

Baumatic dishwasher Troubleshooting

PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES WHAT TO DO
Dishwasher
doesn’t
run
Fuse blown or the
circuit breaker has
tripped
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit
breaker. Remove any other
appliances that are sharing the same
circuit with the dishwasher.
Power supply is not
switched on
Make sure that the dishwasher is
turned on and that the door is closed
securely.
Make sure that the power cord is
fully plugged into the wall socket.
Water pressure is lowCheck that the water supply is
connected properly and that the
water is turned on.
Drain pump
doesn’t stop
Overflow The system is designed to detect an
overflow. If it does, then it will run
the drain pump continuously when
there is power to the appliance.
NoiseSome audible sounds
are normal
You will get a level of operating
noise during a wash cycle, in
particular when food is being
removed from items and when the
detergent dispenser places the tablet
into the tub.
Utensils are not
secure in the baskets
or something small
has dropped into the
basket
Ensure that everything is loaded as
per Baumatic’s loading instructions.
Motor hums If the dishwasher is not going to be
used for a period of time, then you
should make sure that the appliance
is set on a wash program once a
week. Otherwise the seal around
motor may dry out and cause noise.
Suds in the
tub
Improper detergent
use
Ensure that you are not using 3 in 1
detergent tablets, in conjunction
with rinse aid and salt.
Spilled rinse aid Always wipe up any excess rinse aid
or rinse aid spillages immediately.
Stained tub
interior
Detergent with
colourant was used
Use a detergent without colourant.
Dishes are not
fully dried
Rinse aid dispenser is
empty
Make sure that the rinse aid
dispenser is filled with rinse aid.
Dishes and
pans are not
clean
Improper programSelect a more intense wash
program.
Improper loading Make sure that the spray arms and
the detergent dispenser are not
being impeded by large dishes.
Spots and
filming on
glasses and
pans
Extremely hard water
Low inlet
temperature
Improper loading
Improper detergent
Incorrect salt/rinse
aid levels
Refer to the relevant sections of this
booklet, to ensure that the
detergent, salt and rinse aid levels
are set correctly. Ensure that the
appliance is loaded correctly.
Steam A normal
phenomenon
You may get a small amount of
steam coming through the vent by
the door latch, during drying and
water draining.
Black or grey
marks on
dishes
Aluminium utensils
have rubbed against
dishes
Use a mild abrasive cleaner to
eliminate the marks. Make sure that
the appliance is loaded correctly in
future.
Water
standing in the
bottom of the
tub
This is normal A small amount of clean water in the
base of the appliance is not
something to be concerned about.
Dishwasher
leaks
The rinse aid
dispenser is
overfilled or rinse aid
has been spilt inside
the appliance
Take care not to overfill the rinse aid
dispenser. Spilt rinse aid could cause
oversudsing and lead to overflowing.
Wipe away any spills immediately
with a damp cloth.
Dishwasher isn’t
level
Make sure that the dishwasher is
level.