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 run
Fuse 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 on Make 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 low Check that the water supply is connected properly and the water is turned
on.
Drain pump
doesn't stop
Overflow The 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 normal Sound from detergent cup opening.
Utensils are not secure in the baskets or
something small has dropped into the
basket
To ensure everything is secured in the dishwasher.
Motor hums Dishwasher 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 detergent Use 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 agent Always wipe up rinse agent spills immediately.
Stained tub
interior
Detergent with colorant was usedMake sure that the detergent is the one without colorant.
Dishes and
flatware not
clean
Improper program Improper basket
loading
Make 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
glassware
Combination of soft water and too much
detergent
Use 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
surfaces
Tea or coffee stains Using 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 film
You have to call a water softener company for a special filter.
White film on
inner surface
Hard water minerals To 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
properly
Clogged detergent residue is blocking
the catch
Clean the detergent from the catch.
Detergent left in
dispenser cups
Dishes block detergent Cups Re-loading the dishes correctly.
SteamThis is normal There is some steam coming through the vent by the door latch during
drying and water draining.
Black or gray
marks on dishes
Aluminum utensils have rubbed against
dishes
Use a mild abrasive cleaner to eliminate those marks.
Water in the
bottom of the tub
This is normal A small amount of clean water around the outlet on the tub bottom keeps
the water seal lubricated.
Dishwasher leaksOverfill dispenser or rinse aid spills Be careful not to overfill the rinse aid dispenser. Wipe away any spills with
a damp cloth.
Dishwasher isn't placed horizontally Make sure the dishwasher is in a horizontal position.