Zanussi dishwasher error codes

Zanussi dishwasher error codes

The Italian brand Zanussi produces a wide range of home appliances, so the fault codes that are displayed in case of Zanussi dishwasher problems may vary from series to series. Below you will find information that relates to your particular appliance, whether it belongs to DE, ZDTS, DX or ZDI series. The list of Zanussi dishwasher error codes is supplemented by recommendations explaining what to do.
Zanussi DE series dishwasher error codes
Zanussi ZDTS series, DX series, ZDI series dishwasher error codes

Zanussi DE series dishwasher error codes

There are over 20 dishwashers in the Zanussi DE range. Most of them are basic dishwashers with two bigger baskets and a cutlery basket. Some of the convenient features these models offer include half load, quick wash, and an Eco program allowing to save energy (the washing is done at 50°C, but takes longer).

SymptomFault codeSolution
The machine does not fill with water
washing phase indicator light flashing (Alarm AL5)
— Ensure the water tap is open.
— Ensure the mains water supply has not been cut off.
— The inlet hose may be squashed or bent. Reposition the hose.
— The inlet hose may be blocked. Switch off the water supply and clean the filter.
The dishwasher will not draindrying phase indicator light flashes (Alarm AL6)— The drain hose may be squashed or bent. Reposition the hose.
— The sink may be blocked. Clear any blockages.
— The drain hose extension is not correct. Follow the instructions for connecting to the waste.
— There is no vent in the end of the drain hose.
Protection against flooding is activewashing and drying phase indicator lights are flashing (Alarm AL4)— Close the water tap and contact the Service Force Centre.
GeneralOne or more phase indicator lights are flashing (Alarms AL1, AL2, AL3, AL7, AL8)— Switch off the dishwasher. Switch it back on and start the programme. If the alarm reappears, call the local Service Force Centre.

Zanussi ZDTS series, DX series, ZDI series dishwasher error codes

Although dishwashers that belong to the ZDTS, DX, and ZDI series have varying capacities and feature sets, they share a similar system of error codes. Some of the symptoms include an unusual audible signal, one or two flashes of the end-of-program indicator light. If you notice these or any other unusual symptoms refer to the table below for help.

Fault codePossible cause and solution
— continuous flash of the light of the running programme
— intermittent audible signal
— 1 flash of the end-of-programme indicator light
— The water tap is blocked or furred with limescale. Clean the water tap.
— The water tap is closed. Open the water tap.
— The filter in the water inlet hose is blocked. Clean the filter.
— continuous flash of the light of the running programme
— intermittent audible signal
— 2 flashes of the end-of-programme indicator light
— There is a blockage in the sink spigot. Clean the sink spigot.
— The connection of the water drain hose is not correct. The hose can be kinked or squashed. Make sure that the connection is correct.
— continuous flash of the light of the running programme
— intermittent audible signal
— 3 flashes of the end-of-programme indicator light
— Close the water tap and contact your local Service Force Centre.