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Kitchen Appliance Fault Codes

Fault codes or error codes for appliances including washing machines, washer dryers, cookers, dishwashers and fridges.

Error codes for Gaggenau Dishwasher

  • Product Types: Dishwasher

Please do take care to read the information thoroughly as it is there to help you understand fault codes and to keep you safe. There are also some help, tips and hints with a lot of the fault codes published here that you usually will not find anywhere else and, as we learn, we add more information so if you can't find what you need please ask in the forums.

Before using this section please understand that fault or error codes are used as a diagnostic aid, they are not a replacement for diagnostic skill on the part of the person repairing the product and are not in any way usually going to point to the precise component that is faulty. All they do is give you an idea of where to start looking for the fault.

Gaggenau Dishwasher Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Gaggenau Dishwasher.

F1

Flood switch has beenactivated.

Issue:
Turn the water and power supply to the®DishDraweroff and call your AuthorizedService Center.
Advice:
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F2

Motor problem

Issue:
Call your Authorized Service Center.
Advice:
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F3

Temperature sensor failed

Issue:
Ensure water coming in through the inlethose is not hotter than 65C need to install a tempering valve on yourwater supply.
Advice:
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F4

Faulty temperature sensoror element

Issue:
Call your Authorized Service Center.
Advice:
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F9

Electronics malfunction

Issue:
Electronics malfunction
Advice:
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U1

Fill Fault

Issue:
1- Turn the DishDrawer® water supply on. 2- Ensure the spray arm can rotate about the center, and if the DishDrawer® is full of water, it will need to be emptied manually. 3- Call your Authorized Service Center.
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Gaggenau Appliance Repairs in London.

E:01 to E:30

A technical fault has probablyoccurred.

Issue:
If an error code (E:01 to E:30) is indicated on the digital display, always disconnect the appliance from the power supply and then turn off the tap. You can rectify certain faults yourself, for all other faults please contact customer service and state the indicated fault E:XX. Switch off appliances with the ON/OFF switch. After a short time restart the appliance. If the problem recurs, turn off the tap and pullout the mains plug. Call customer service and mention the errorcode.
Advice:
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E22

Filters 1Z are soiled or blocked.

Issue:
Refill indicator for salt H and/or rinse-aid Pis not lit. Refill indicator/s switched off. Adequate salt/rinse-aid available. Refill indicator for special salt H is lit. No salt.Refill with special salt. Sensor does not detect salt tablets. Use different special salt.
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Gaggenau Appliance Repairs in London.

E24

Waste water hoseis blocked or kinked. Siphon connection still sealed. Cover on the waste water pump loose.

Issue:
Filters blocked. Check connection to siphon and open ifrequired. Lock cover correctly.
Advice:
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E25

Waste water pump blocked,cover on the waste water pump is notlocked in position

Issue:
Filters blocked. Clean pump and lock cover correctly. The programme has not yet ended. Wait untilprogramme ends (digital display indicates 0:00) or implement the "Reset" function.
Advice:
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E27

Mains voltage too low.

Issue:
Not an appliance fault, have the mains voltageand electrical installation checked.
Advice:
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":‚‰

Error code ":‚‰ is lit

Issue:
Supply hose kinked. Tap turned off. Tap jammed or calcified. Filter in the water supply blocked.
Advice:
Install supply hose without kinks. Turn on the tap. Turn on the tap.Flow rate must be min. 10 l/min. when watersupply is open. Switch off the appliance and pull out themains plug. Turn off the tap. Unscrew water connection. Clean filter in the supply hose. Screw water connection on again. Check for leaks. Reconnect power supply. Switch on the appliance.

":‹ˆ

Error code ":‹ˆ is lit.

Issue:
Intake opening (on right inside of appliance) covered by dishes.
Advice:
Arrange dishes so that the intake opening is not obstructed.

":‚ƒ

Error code ":‚ƒ is lit.

Issue:
Heating element calcified or soiled.
Advice:
Clean appliance with dishwasher cleaning agent or descaler. Operate the dishwasher with water softening system and check the setting.

":ƒƒ

Error code ":ƒƒ is lit.

Issue:
Filters 1Z are soiled or blocked.
Advice:
Clean filters.

":ƒ...

Error code ":ƒ... is lit.

Issue:
Waste-water hose kinked orblocked. Siphon connection still sealed. Cover on the drain pump loose.
Advice:
Install hose without kinks, remove any residue. Check connection to siphon and open if required. Lock cover correctly.

":Ġ

Error code ":Ġ is lit.

Issue:
Drain pump blocked or cover on the drain pump is not locked in position.
Advice:
Clean pump and lock cover correctly.

":ƒˆ

Error code ":ƒˆ is lit.

Issue:
Mains voltage too low.
Advice:
Not an appliance fault, have the mains voltage and electrical installation checked.

":‹‚ to ":„‹

A different error code isindicated on the digital display.(":‹‚ to ":„‹)

Issue:
A technical fault has probably occurred.
Advice:
Switch off appliances with the ON/OFF switch (. After a short time restart the appliance. If the problem recurs, turn off the tap and pull out the mains plug. Call customer service and mention the errorcode. We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Gaggenau Appliance Repairs in London.

P

Refill indicator for salt P and/or rinse-aid H is lit.

Issue:
No rinse aid. No salt. Sensor does not detect salt tablets.
Advice:
Refill rinse aid. Refill with special salt. Use different special salt.

H

Refill indicator for salt P and/or rinse-aid H is not lit.

Issue:
Refill indicator switched off. There is still enough special salt/rinse aid available.
Advice:
Check refill indicator, levels.

Display flashes

Door not closed properly

Issue:
Close the door. Ensure that no objects (uten-sil, fragrance dispenser) are protruding overthe basket and preventing the door from closing.
Advice:
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H/P

Refill indicator for salt H and/or rinse-aid P is lit.

Issue:
No rinse aid. No salt. Sensor does not detect salt tablets.
Advice:
Refill rinse aid. Refill with special salt. Use different special salt.

Food Soils Left on Dishes•

Issue:
Choose another cycle for longer washingtime. Check rack loading section for properloading—avoid nesting items. Home water pressure may be too low—should be 20 to 120 pounds per square inch(psi). Check incoming water temperature. Itshould be at least 120°F (49°C). (SeeFactors Affecting Performance.) Check water hardness. For extremely hardwater, it may be necessary to install a watersoftener. (See Detergent Chart.) Use fresh detergent. Check to make sure funnel in top rack is notblocked. Make sure items are not blocking the sprayarms, preventing them from rotating.• Check to see if the rinse aid dispenserneeds refilling.
Advice:

Dishes not Dry

Issue:
Select Hot Dry option. Make sure the rinse aid dispenser is filled. Increase the amount of rinse aid. (SeeRinse Aid.) Check the incoming water temperature. Besure it is at least 120°F (49°C). Check for proper loading—avoid nestingitems. Plastic items may need to be towel dried. Cups with a concave bottom will collectwater.
Advice:

Glassware/Flatware Spotted or Cloudy

Issue:
Check water hardness. For extremely hardwater, it may be necessary to install a watersoftener. (See Detergent Chart.) Water temperature may be low. Avoidextremely low or high temperatures. (SeeFactors Affecting Performance.) Avoid overloading and improper loading.(See Preparing and Loading Dishes.) Use fresh detergent. Old detergent isineffective. Make sure rinse aid dispenser is filled. Check to see that proper amount ofdetergent is being used for cycle selected.Also, check phosphate level. (SeeDetergent Dispenser.) Home water pressure may be too low—itshould be 20 to 120 pounds per square inch(psi).
Advice:

Dishware Chipped

Issue:
Load with care and do not overload. (SeePreparing and Loading dishes.) Place delicate items in top rack.• Place glasses securely against pins and notover pins. Load items so they are secure and don't jarloose when moving racks in and out. Moveracks in and out slowly. Make sure tall glasses and stemware willclear top of tub when rack is pushed in. Fine antique china and crystal should behand-washed.
Advice:

Dishware Stained or Discolored

Issue:
Tea and coffee can stain cups. Remove thestains by hand washing in a solution of 1/2cup (120 ml) bleach and one quart (1 L) ofwarm water. Rinse thoroughly. Iron deposits in water can cause a yellow orbrown film. A special filter installed in thewater supply line will correct this problem.(See Removing Spots and Film.) Aluminum utensils can leave gray/blackmarks when they rub against other items.Load properly. Certain high acid foods can causediscoloration of stainless steel and plasticsif allowed to sit for a long period. Use theRinse/Hold cycle or rinse by hand if notoperating dishwasher at once. Mixing stainless steel and silver utensils insilverware basket can cause pitting of thestainless steel blades. Avoid mixingstainless steel and silver.
Advice:

Etching

Issue:
Using too much detergent in soft orsoftened water causes this film that cannotbe removed. Adjust the amount of detergent based onthe water hardness. (Check DetergentChart.) Lower the water temperature. Use the Cool Dry option.
Advice:

Detergent Left in Cups

Issue:
Detergent may be old. Discard and use freshdetergent. Be sure water action can reach the dispenser. Check to see if cycle has been completed. Make sure items do not prevent thedetergent dispenser from opening.
Advice:

Dishwasher Leaks

Issue:
Use only fresh detergent designed forautomatic dishwashers. Measure detergentcarefully. Try a different brand. Spilled rinse aid can cause foam and lead tooverflowing. Wipe up any spills with a dampcloth.•Check to see that dishwasher is level.
Advice:

Normal Sounds You Will Hear

Issue:
Normal sounds include water fill, watercirculation and motor sounds. There is a noticeable change in sound whenthe wash action switches between the lowerand middle spray arm. This is normal sinceeach spray arm has its own sound. It is normal for dishwasher to pause (nosound) when the wash action is switchingbetween the lower and middle spray arms.
Advice:

Water in Bottom of Tub

Issue:
Water left in bottom of tub after cycle iscomplete is not normal. If water remains inthe bottom of the tub, dishwasher may notbe draining properly.
Advice:

Vapor at Vent

Issue:
Water vapor escapes from the vent when thedishwasher goes into the drying part ofcycle. This is normal.
Advice:

Dishwasher Won't Run

Issue:
Check to see if circuit breaker is tripped or if afuse is blown. Make sure water supply is turned on. Check to see if cycle is set correctly. (See Operating Instructions.) Is dishwasher set for delay start option? Make sure door is closed and latched.
Advice:

Dishwasher Does Not Drain Properly

Issue:
If unit is hooked up to a food waste disposer,make sure the disposer is empty. heck to see if the knockout plug has beenremoved from inside the food waste disposerinlet. Check to see if drain hose is kinked. Make sure cycle is complete, not in a pause.
Advice:

Cycle Takes a Long Time

Issue:
Is cycle in a water heating delay? Has the delay start option been selected?
Advice:

Dishwasher Won't Fill

Issue:
Is water supply turned on? Does overfill protector move up and downfreely?
Advice:

Dishwasher Has an Odor

Issue:
Soiled dishes left in dishwasher too long cancreate an odor. Use Rinse/Hold cycle. There will be a "new" smell when firstinstalled. This is normal.• Check to see if unit is draining properly.
Advice:

Stains on Tub Interior

Issue:
Washing large amounts of dishware withtomato based soil can cause a pink/orange appearance. This will not affect performanceand will gradually fade over time. Pre-rinsingor using the Rinse/Hold cycle will reduce thechance of staining. Using Cool Dry optionwill lessen staining.
Advice:

Removing Spots and Film

Issue:
Hard water can cause lime deposit buildup onthe interior of the dishwasher. Dishes andglasses may also get spots and film for anumber of reasons. (See Glassware/FlatwareSpotted or Cloudy section.) To remove buildup,spots and film, clean using the following instructions: 1. Load clean dishes and glasses in normalmanner. Do not load any metal utensils orsilverware. 2. Do not add detergent. 3. Select the POTS & PANS or HEAVYWASH cycle. Close and latch door to start. 4. Allow dishwasher to run for 25 minutes toreach the main wash portion of cycle. 5. Unlatch and open door and pour 2 cups ofwhite vinegar into the bottom ofdishwasher. 6. Close and latch door and allow the cycle tofinish.
Advice:

"Check water supply" displaylights up.

Issue:
Tap turned off. Water supply interrupted. Filter in the water supply blocked. Supply hose kinked.
Advice:

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