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
|Problem||Possible Causes||What To Do|
|Dishwasher doesn't run||Fuse blown, or the circuit breaker acted||Replace 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.|
|Noise||Some 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 tub||Improper 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 used||Make 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.|
|Steam||This 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 leaks||Overfill 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.|