Bellini dishwasher troubleshooting

Cooktops, ovens, and dishwashers produced by Bellini are rather popular due to their affordability and decent efficiency. However, similar to kitchen appliances of other brands, these machines can have problems.
If that is the case with your Bellini dishwasher, refer to the chart below. Find the symptom in the first column, and next to it you will see the explanation of possible causes and, also, troubleshooting tips.

Bellini dishwasher troubleshooting

ProblemPossible CausesWhat To Do
Dishwasher doesn't runFuse blown, or the circuit breaker actedReplace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances sharing the same circuit with the dishwasher.
Power supply is not turned onMake sure the dishwasher is turned on and the door is closed securely.
Make sure the power cord is properly plugged into the wall socket.
Water pressure is lowCheck that the water supply is connected properly and the water is turned on.
Drain pump doesn't stopOverflowThe system is designed to detect an overflow. When it does, it shuts off the circulation pump and turns on the drain pump.
NoiseSome audible sounds are normalSound from detergent cup opening.
Utensils are not secure in the baskets or something small has dropped into the basketTo ensure everything is secured in the dishwasher.
Motor humsDishwasher has not been used regularly. If you do not use it often, remember to set it to fill and pump out every week, which will help keep the seal moist.
Suds in the tubImproper detergentUse only the special dishwasher detergent to avoid suds. If this occurs, open the dishwasher and let suds evaporate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to the tub. Close and latch the dishwasher, then start the "soak" wash cycle to drain out the water... Repeat if necessary.
Spilled rinse agentAlways wipe up rinse agent spills immediately.
Stained tub interiorDetergent with colorant was usedMake sure that the detergent is the one without colorant.
Dishes and flatware not cleanImproper program Improper basket loadingMake sure that the action of the detergent dispenser and spray arms are not blocked by large dishware. Select a stronger programme.
Spots and filming on glasses and flatware- Extremely hard water
- Low inlet temperature
- Overloading the dishwasher
- Improper loading
- Old or damp powder detergent
- Empty rinse agent dispenser
- Incorrect dosage of detergent
To remove spots from glassware:
1. Take out all metal utensils out of the dishwasher.
2. Do not add detergent.
3. Choose the longest cycle.
4. Start the dishwasher and allow it to run for about 18 to 22 minutes, then it will be in the main wash.
5. Open the door to pour 2 cups of white vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher.
6. Close the door and let the dishwasher complete the cycle. If the vinegar does not work: Repeat as above, except use 1/4 cup (60 ml)of citric acid crystals instead of vinegar.
Cloudiness on glasswareCombination of soft water and too much detergentUse less detergent if you have soft water and select a shortest cycle to wash the glassware and to get them clean.
Yellow or brown film on inner surfacesTea or coffee stainsUsing a solution of 1/2 cup of bleach and 3 cups of warm water to remove the stains by hand. WARNING You have to wait for 20 minutes after a cycle to let the heating elements cool down before cleaning interior; otherwise, burns will happen.
Iron deposits in water can cause an overall filmYou have to call a water softener company for a special filter.
White film on inner surfaceHard water mineralsTo clean the interior, use a damp sponge with dishwasher detergent and wear rubber gloves. Never use any other cleaner than dishwasher detergent for the risk of foaming or suds.
Detergent dispenser lid can’t be closed properlyClogged detergent residue is blocking the catchClean the detergent from the catch.
Detergent left in dispenser cupsDishes block detergent CupsRe-loading the dishes correctly.
SteamThis is normalThere is some steam coming through the vent by the door latch during drying and water draining.
Black or gray marks on dishesAluminum utensils have rubbed against dishesUse a mild abrasive cleaner to eliminate those marks.
Water in the bottom of the tubThis is normalA small amount of clean water around the outlet on the tub bottom keeps the water seal lubricated.
Dishwasher leaksOverfill dispenser or rinse aid spillsBe careful not to overfill the rinse aid dispenser. Wipe away any spills with a damp cloth.
Dishwasher isn't placed horizontallyMake sure the dishwasher is in a horizontal position.