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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 Miele Tumble dryer

  • Product Types: Tumble Dryer

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.

Miele Tumble dryer Error codes - Miele TR-HH Tumble Dryer - Domestic

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Miele Tumble dryer.

F1

NTC sensor short-circuited water / heating

Issue:
NTC sensor short-circuited water / heating
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F2

NTC sensor open-circuited water / heating

Issue:
NTC sensor open-circuited water / heating
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F3

NTC sensor short-circuited air path / fan

Issue:
NTC sensor short-circuited air path / fan
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F4

NTC sensor open-circuited air path / fan

Issue:
NTC sensor open-circuited air path / fan
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F32

Door lock does not close

Issue:
Door lock does not close
Advice:
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F33

Door lock does not open

Issue:
Door lock does not open
Advice:
...

F36

Door switch defect

Issue:
Door switch defect
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F39

Electronic unit fault BAE (Control and Display electronic)

Issue:
Electronic unit fault BAE (Control and Display electronic)
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F41

Faulty EEPROM / incorrect data

Issue:
Faulty EEPROM / incorrect data
Advice:
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F43

Model type not programmed

Issue:
Model type not programmed
Advice:
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F45

Flash RAM defective / Incorrect data

Issue:
Flash RAM defective / Incorrect data
Advice:
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F46

LCD connection defective

Issue:
LCD connection defective
Advice:
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F47

BAE/ SLT interface defective

Issue:
BAE/ SLT interface defective
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F55

Overriding time control overruned

Issue:
Overriding time control overruned
Advice:
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F66

Air path leakage

Issue:
Air path leakage
Advice:
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F97

Life span of ignition unit expired

Issue:
Life span of ignition unit expired
Advice:
...

F98

No gas-ignition

Issue:
No gas-ignition
Advice:
...

F102

Communication to smart house bus failure

Issue:
Communication to smart house bus failure
Advice:
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F103

Smart house bus link incompatibilty

Issue:
Smart house bus link incompatibilty
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F156

Drying air input NTC temperature sensor short- circuited

Issue:
Drying air input NTC temperature sensor short- circuited
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F157

Drying air input NTC temperature sensor open- circuited

Issue:
Drying air input NTC temperature sensor open- circuited
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Technical fault

The following error message appears in the display: 'Technical fault'

Issue:
There is no obvious cause.
Advice:
Before starting a new programme, first switch the dryer off and then on again. Clean the fluff filters and heat exchanger in accordance with the operating instructions. If the programme still cannot be started or comes up with the same message again, there is a fault.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Cool air

The programme has stopped, 'Cool air' or 'Finish' flashes in the display and the buzzer sounds

Issue:
There is no obvious cause.
Advice:
Before starting a new programme, first switch the tumble dryer off and then on again. Start a programme. Should the programme stop again with the same error message, then there is a fault.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

The programme interrupts and '---' appears in the display

Issue:
Ventilation to and from the dryer is insufficient (e.g in a small room). This could cause the room temperature to rise rapidly. The ventilation grille under the door is blocked. The appliance cannot expel the air properly. The laundry was not sufficiently spun and is still too damp.
Advice:
Open a door or window while the machine is in operation for increased air flow. Remove any objects blocking the ventilation grille below the door. Clean the fluff filters in the door and door fill ring. Clean the heat exchanger. Make sure that your laundry is thoroughly spun at a high spin speed in a washing machine before drying.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

0-o

'0-o' appears in the display and the 'Gentle programme' indicator flashes

Issue:
The system lock is activated.
Advice:
To use the dryer, the system lock must be deactivated. Please refer to the operating instructions.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Start/Stop

The 'Start/Stop' button flashes slowly and the display is blank

Issue:
The tumble dryer is in standby mode.
Advice:
There is nothing wrong with the appliance. Press any button to quit the standby. For further information please refer to settings/programmable options 'Standby' in the operating instructions.

0

The programme has been interrupted, '0' and 'Finish' appear in the display or the 'Anti-crease action/Finish' indicator flashes and the buzzer sounds

Issue:
The appliance sensor has registered that there is no laundry in the drum and interrupts the programme. Drying dry or very small amounts of laundry can also result in programme interruption.
Advice:
Single items should be dried with the warm air programme. The message in the display can be cancelled by opening and then closing the door.

3 LEDs light up/flash

Issue:
Power cut during a running programme.
Advice:
Restart the programme.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

The 'Anti-crease/Finish' indicator lamp flashes

Issue:
There may be a technical fault. Temperatures below freezing point may impair the functioning of the machine (frozen condensate).
Advice:
Switch the appliance off and then back on again. Select and start a programme. Do not install the machine in rooms where temperatures below freezing may occur. If the indicator flashes again, there is a technical fault.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Clean airways

The 'Clean airways' indicator comes on

Issue:
The fluff filters are clogged. Condenser dryer - The heat exchanger is clogged. Vented dryer - Ducting is blocked or kinked.
Advice:
Clean the fluff filters in accordance with the operating instructions. Clean the heat exchanger in accordance with the operating instructions. Check the heat exchanger at least twice a year and clean it if necessary. If the dryer is used frequently then clean the heat exchanger after approx. 100 drying cycles. Check the ducting for blockages and kinks.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Drying

The 'Drying' indicator flashes

Issue:
The programme selector was moved after the start of a programme. However, the programme continues to run as normal.
Advice:
Turn the selector back to the original position. The indicator light will go out.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Empty out container

The 'Empty out container' indicator light lit, message in the display

Issue:
The condensed water container is full.
Advice:
Please switch off the tumble dryer with the 'I-ON/0-OFF' button and empty out the condensed water container. Replace the condensed water container back into the tumble dryer.

Locked

The 'Locked' indicator flashes when the machine is switched on

Issue:
The system lock is activated. The programme cannot be started.
Advice:
To deactivate the system lock:
  • 1 The door is closed and the programme selector is turned to 'Finish'.
  • 2 Switch the appliance on.
  • 3 Press and hold the 'Anti-crease action' button during step 4 to 6.
  • 4 Slowly turn the programme selector clockwise stage by stage until it reaches the 'Cottons/Normal dry' position.
  • 5 Slowly turn the programme selector anti-clockwise stage by stage until it reaches the 'Finish' position.
  • 6 Slowly turn the programme selector anti-clockwise stage by stage until it reaches the 'Minimum iron/Hand iron' position. The “Locked” indicator light flashes.
  • 7 Release the 'Anti-crease' button. The system lock is deactivated.
The 'Locked' indicator will go out after step 6.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

The tumble dryer does not dry well

Issue:
To much resistance in the exhaust ducting. The fluff filter is blocked. Load size capacity exceeded. The filters, heat exchanger and condensate container are blocked or soiled. The ducting is blocked.
Advice:
Ensure that the exhaust duct has a minimum diameter of 100 mm and a maximum length of 20 m. Note that each elbow will reduce the maximum permitted length by 1 m. For further details please refer to the operating instructions. Clean the fluff filter in accordance with the operating instructions. In order to achieved the desired drying results, check the Operating Instructions for the maximum load size for the programme selected. We recommend that you clean the filters, heat exchanger and condensate container in accordance with the operating instructions. Disconnect the ducting and remove the blockage.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

No other drying level can be selected

Issue:
You have selected the Eco cotton program. The Eco cotton program is the most energy-efficient for drying normal wet cotton laundry. Items are dried to a normal level only.
Advice:
If you wish to choose a different drying level, please select the normal cotton program and then set the drying level.

Water leaks from the machine after the heat exchanger has been cleaned

Issue:
The condenser system is not properly closed.
Advice:
Ensure that the heat exchanger and the condenser system covers are fitted securely. For further details please refer to the operating instructions.
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 Miele Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

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