Bosch classixx dishwasher troubleshooting



ProblemCauseSolution
… when the appliance is switched onAppliance does not start up— Fault with fuse in mains electricity supply.
— Plug not inserted in wall socket.
— Appliance door not closed properly.
— Programme button has not been pressed.
— Water tap not turned on.
— Blocked strainer in water intake hose. The strainer is situated in the Aquastop or supply-hose connection.
… with the appliance itselfLower spray arm rotates with difficulty— Spray arm is blocked by small items or food remains.
Lid in detergent compartment cannot be closed— Detergent compartment has been overfilled.
— Mechanism is clogged with remnants of detergent. Indicator lamps do not extinguish after washing has finished.
Indicator lamps do not extinguish after washing has finished— Main switch is still set to ON.
Remnants of detergent stuck inside dispenser— Compartment was damp when it was filled up with detergent. Compartment must be dry before detergent is added.
Water remains inside appliance after programme has ended—Blockage or kink in drainage hose.
—Pump is jammed.
—Filters are blocked.
—The programme is still running. Wait for the programme to end (programme-end display will illuminate).
— Perform “Reset” function.
…during washingUnusual amount of foam is created— Normal washing up liquid has been poured into the rinse-aid container.
— Remove any spilled rinse aid with a cloth as it could otherwise lead to excessive foaming during the next washing cycle.
Appliance stops suddenly while washing is taking place— Cut in electricity supply to appliance.
— Water supply has been interrupted.
Knocking sound can be heard while washing is taking place— A spray arm is knocking against the dishes inside the appliance.
Rattling sound can be heard while washing is taking place— Crockery has not been stacked properly inside the appliance.
Knocking sound coming from inlet valves— This is caused by the way the water pipes have been laid and it has no effect upon the way the appliance functions. There is no remedy for this.
… with the dishes, cutlery, etc.Remnants of food are stuck to the dishes, cutlery, etc.— Dishwasher was not loaded properly. Jets of water could not reach all parts of the dishes, etc.
— Too many items in the rack.
— Items in the rack were touching each other.
— Not enough detergent was added to dispenser.
— Selected wash programme was not intensive enough.
— Rotation of spray arm was obstructed by dish, etc.
— Nozzles in spray arm are blocked by remnants of food.
— Filters are blocked.
— Filters have been incorrectly fitted.
— Waste-water pump is jammed.
Plastic items are discoloured— Not enough detergent was added to dispenser.
— Detergent has insufficient bleaching properties. Use a detergent containing a chemical bleaching agent.
White stains are left on crockery, glasses have a milky appearance— Not enough detergent was added to input compartment.
— Amount of rinse-aid was set too low.
— Although water is quite hard, no salt has been put in appliance.
— Water softener was set too low.
— Lid on salt container is not screwed tight.
— If you used a phosphate-free detergent, try a detergent containing phosphates and compare results.
Dishes, cutlery, etc. have not been dried— Selected programme did not include drying function.
— Amount of rinse-aid was set too low.
— Items were removed from dishwasher too soon.
Glasses have a dull appearance— Amount of rinse-aid was set too low.
Tea stains or traces of lipstick have not been completely removed— Detergent does not have a sufficient bleaching effect.
— Washing temperature was set too low.
Traces of rust on cutlery— Cutlery is not sufficiently rustproof.
— Salt content in washing water is too high.
— Lid on salt container is not screwed tight.
— Too much salt was spilt while filling container.
Glasses become clouded and discoloured; coating cannot be wiped off— Unsuitable detergent was used.
— Glasses are not dishwasher-proof.
Smears left behind on glasses and cutlery; glasses have acquired a metallic appearance— Amount of rinse-aid set too high.

Other model Bosch classixx dishwasher troubleshooting

ProblemCause/Solution
Dishes do not dryThe rinse agent dispenser may be empty. Check the rinse-aid dispenser and refill it if necessary. Dishware drying can be accelerated and enhanced by opening the dishwasher door slightly and propping it open with the top rack
Indicator light(s) do not come onA fuse may have blown or a circuit breaker tripped. Check the fuse or circuit breaker at your fuse box/breaker box and replace the fuse or reset the breaker if necessary
Dishwasher does not startThe dishwasher door may not be properly shut. Make certain the dishwasher door is shut and latched
Dishwasher runs a long timeIf the dishwasher completes the cycle, but the run time seems exceptionally long, it may be due to cold incoming water. Before starting the dishwasher, open the hot water faucet at the sink nearest the dishwasher. Run the water until it runs hot, then turn off the water and start the dishwasher
Machine cycle does not advance to rinseThe water supply line may be shut off. Check the water supply valve and open it if it’s shut
White spots left on dishesMore rinse agent is needed. Go to the Adding Detergent and Rinse Agent section of this manual for instructions on increasing the amount of rinse agent dispensed
Water not pumped from dishwasherMake certain the drain hose isn’t kinked, clogged, or improperly installed. Make certain a portion of the drain hose is at least 20 inches above the dishwasher’s enclosure floor . Filters may be clogged. Make certain the filter system isn’t clogged The kitchen sink drain may be clogged; you may need a plumber rather than a serviceman for the dishwasher. If an air gap is installed at sink, it may be clogged
Detergent dispenser cover will not shutYou may not be correctly shutting the detergent dispenser cover, or a cycle was not finished and should be cancelled. Go to the Adding Detergent and Rinse Agent section of this manual for instructions on shutting the detergent dispenser cover. Go to the Operating the Dishwasher section of this manual for instructions on canceling a cycle
Streaks on glasswareToo much rinse agent is being dispensed. Go to the Adding Detergent and Rinse Agent section of this manual for instructions on decreasing the amount of rinse agent dispensed
Rattling noisesUtensils may not be properly arranged
Suds in dishwasherYou may have used the wrong type of dishwashing detergent. Use only automatic dishwasher detergents
Unsatisfactory washing results– Incorrect amount of detergent.
– Utensils incorrectly arranged or rack overloaded.
– Spray arm rotation blocked by utensils.
– Spray arm nozzles need cleaning.
– Filters not properly fitted into position.
– Unsuitable cycle selected