Hotpoint dishwasher troubleshooting

Hotpoint DF55 User dishwasher troubleshooting

ProblemSolution
...When the appliance is switched on.• Appliance does not start:
Is the dishwasher plugged in at the electricity socket and switch on?
Is there a power failure, check other appliances.
Fault with fuse in mains electricity supply.
Appliance door not closed properly. Water tap not turned on.
Ensure fill hose is not kinked.
... If water remains inside the dishwasher, check:• the drain hose is not kinked.
• the drain siphon is not obstructed.
• the dishwasher filters are not clogged.
...If the dishes are not being cleaned properly, check:• the correct amount of detergent has been added.
• there is regenerating salt in the salt container.
• the dishes are being loaded correctly.
• the selected programmed is suitable for the type of dishes and the degree of soiling.
• all filters are clean and positioned correctly.
• the spray arm nozzles are not obstructed.
• there is nothing obstructing the rotation of the spray arms.
...If the dishes fail to dry or remain full, check:• there is rinse aid inside the rinse aid container.
• the rinse aid dispenser setting is correct.
• the detergent being used is of good quality and has not lost its effectiveness (for example, through incorrect storage, with the box left open).
...If the dishes show signs of streaking, staining etc. check:• the rinse aid dispenser setting is not too high.
...If there are visible traces of rust inside the tank, check:• the tank is made of steel and therefore any rust marks are due to external elements (fragments of rust from the tank pipes, pots, cutlery etc.) Special products are commercially available to remove such marks.
• the amount of detergent being used is correct. Certain detergents can be more corrosive than others.
• the cap off the salt container is securely closed and that the water softening setting is correct.

Hotpoint HDA105 dishwasher troubleshooting

ProblemPossible CausesWhat To Do
Dishwasher won't runFuse is blown, or the circuit breaker trippedReplace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances from the circuit.
NoiseSome of the sounds you’ll hear are normalSoft food disposal shredding action.
Drain valve opening to pump water out.
Timer control as cycle progresses.
Detergent cup opening.
The motor stopping during the drying period.
Utensils are not secure in the rack or something small has dropped into the rackMake sure everything is secured in dishwasher.
Motor hums• Dishwasher leas not been used on a regular basis. If you do not use your dishwasher often, set it to fill and pump out once every week. This will help keep the seal moist and the garbage disposer clear.
Detergent cup lid won latchDial is not in the OFF position• Turn the Dial to OFF and slide the door latch to the left.
Detergent left in dispenser cupsDishes are blocking the detergent cupsReposition the dishes.
Water standing in the bottom of the tubThis is normalA small amount of clean water around die oudet on die tub bottom at die back of die tub keeps die water seal lubricated.
Water won't pump out of the tubDrain is dogged• If you have an air gap, clean it. Check to see if your kitchen sink is draining well. If not, you may need a plumber. If the dishwasher drains into a disposer, run disposer clear.
Suds in the tubCorrect detergent wasn’t used• Use only automatic dishwasher detergents to avoid sudsing. To remove suds from the tub, open the dishwasher and let suds evaporate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to die tub. Close and latch die dishwasher. Pump out water by slowly turning the Dial until a drain period is reached. Repeat if necessary.
Rinse agent was spilledAlways wipe up rinse agent spills immediately.
SteamThis is normalSteam comes through die vent by die door latch during drying and when water is being pumped out.
Stained tub interiorDetergent with colorant was usedSome detergents contain colorant (pigment or dyes) that will discolor die tub interior with extended use. Check die detergent cup for signs of any discoloration. If cup is discolored, change to detergent without any colorant.
Dishes don't dryLower inlet water temperatureMake sure inlet water temperature is correct.
Rinse agent dispenser is emptyCheck die rinse agent dispenser.

Hotpoint LFT 114 dishwasher troubleshooting

Problem:Possible causes/Solutions:
The dishwasher does not start or cannot be controlled• Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button, switch it back on after approximately one minute and reset the program.
• The appliance has not been plugged in properly.
• The dishwasher door has not been shut properly.
The door won't close• The lock was released. Strongly push the door until a ‘clacking" noise is heard.
No water drains out from the dishwasher.• The dishwasher cycle has not yet finished.
• The water inlet hose is bent (see Installation).
• The drain duct is blocked.
• The filter is clogged up with food residues.
The dishwasher makes excessive noise.• The dishes are rattling against each other or against the sprayer arms.
• An excessive amount of foam has been produced: the detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable for use in dishwashers (see Start-up and use).
The dishes and glasses are covered in a white film or timescale deposits.• The level of the refined salt is low or the dosage setting is not suited to the hardness of the water (see Rinse aid and salt).
• The lid on the salt dispenser is not closed properly.
• The rinse aid has been used up or the dosage is too low.
The dishes and glasses are streaked or have a bluish tinge.• The rinse aid dosage is too high.
The crockery has not been dried properly.• A wash cycle without a drying program has been selected.
• The rinse aid has been used up or the dosage is too low (see Rinse aid and salt).
• The rinse aid dispenser setting is not suitable.
• The crockery is made from non-stick material or plastic.
The dishes are not clean.• The racks are overloaded (see Loading the racks).
• The crockery has not been arranged well.
• The sprayer arms cannot move freely.
• The wash cycle is too gentle (see Wash cycles).
• An excessive amount of foam has been produced: the detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable for use in dishwashers (see Start-up and use).
• The lid on the rinse aid compartment has not been shut correctly.
• The filter is dirty or blocked (see Care and maintenance).
• The refined salt level is low (see Rinse aid and salt).
The dishwasher does not take any water in - Tap shut-off alarm (several short beeps* are emitted) (the 2 (Normal) and 3 (Soak) WASH CYCLES indicator lights flash).• There is no water in the mains supply.
• The water inlet hose is bent (see Installation).
• Turn on the tap and the appliance will start after a few minutes.
• The appliance lock has been activated because no action was taken when the beeps* sounded. Switch off the appliance using the ON/OFF button, turn on the tap and switch the appliance back on after 20 seconds by pressing the same button. Re- program the appliance and restart the wash cycle.
Water inlet hose alarm / Water inlet filter blocked (the 1 (Intensive), the 2 (Normal) and the 3 (Soak) WASH CYCLES indicator lights flash).• Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button. Shut off the water tap to eliminate the risk of flooding and remove the plug from the electrical socket. Make sure the water inlet filter has not become blocked by impurities (see "Care and maintenance" chapter).

Hotpoint SDD 910 dishwasher troubleshooting

Malfunction:Possible causes/Solutions:
The dishwasher does not start.• The plug has not been inserted into the electrical socket properly, or there is no power in the house.
• The dishwasher door has not been shut properly.
• A delayed start has been programmed (see Start-up and use).
No water drains out from the dishwasher.• The dishwasher cycle has not yet finished.
• The water outlet hose is bent (see Installation).
• The drain duct is blocked.
• The filter is clogged up with food residues.
The dishwasher makes excessive noise.• The dishes are rattling against each other or against the sprayer arms.
• An excessive amount of foam has been produced: the detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable for use in dishwashers (see Start-up and use).
The dishes and glasses are covered in a white film or lime scale deposits.• The level of the refined salt is low or the dosage setting is not suited to the hardness of the water (see Rinse aid and salt).
• The lid on the salt dispenser is not closed properly.
• The rinse aid has been used up or the dosage is too low.
• The crockery is made from non-stick material.
The dishes and glasses are streaked or have a bluish tinge.• The rinse aid dosage is too high.
The crockery has not been dried properly.• A wash cycle without a drying programmed has been selected.
• The rinse aid has been used up or the dosage is too low (see Rinse aid and salt).
• The rinse aid dispenser setting is not high enough.
The dishes are not clean.• The racks are overloaded (see Loading the racks).
• The crockery has not been arranged well.
• The sprayer arms cannot move freely.
• The wash cycle is too gentle (see Wash cycles).
• An excessive amount of foam has been produced: the detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable for use in dishwashers (see Start-up and use).
• The lid on the rinse aid compartment has not been shut correctly.
• The filter is dirty or blocked (see Care and maintenance).
• The refined salt level is low (see Rinse aid and salt).
The dishwasher does not take any water in/Tap shut-off alarm. (several short beeps are emitted) (The display shows A:6).• There is no water in the mains supply.
• The water inlet hose is bent (see Installation).
• Turn on the tap and the appliance will start after a few minutes.
• The appliance lock has been activated because no action was taken when the beeps sounded. Switch off the machine using the ON/OFF button, turn on the tap and switch the machine back on after 20 seconds by pressing the same button. Re-programme the machine and restart the wash cycle.
Water inlet hose alarm/Water inlet filter blocked. (the display shows A:7).• Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button. Shut off the water tap to eliminate the risk of flooding and remove the plug from the electrical socket. Make sure the water inlet filter has not become blocked by various impurities, (see ‘Care and maintenance" chapter).