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 runFuse 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 aweek. 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 Make sure 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 applianceTake 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.