Question about AEG Dishwashers
When your dishwasher isn't working properly, you should check several main components, such as the door gasket, door latch, switches, and timer
On many dishwashers, the latch engages a switch to activate the timer and other control components. If the latch is not completely engaged or if the switch is faulty, the machine will not operate. Here's how to test and repair a door switch:
Step 1: Latch the door and hold the latch tightly in the closed position. This works best on a unit with a lever-type latch. Then turn the control to the ON position. If the unit works, the problem is probably a misaligned lock unit. Adjust the lock unit with a screwdriver. If this doesn't solve the problem, the switch may be faulty.
Step 2: Test the switch with a volt-ohm-milliammeter (VOM) set to the RX1 scale. Remove the panel covering the door switch and remove one of the electrical lead wires of the switch from its terminals. Clip one probe of the VOM to each switch terminal and shut the dishwasher's door. If the meter reads zero, the switch is working. If the meter reads higher than zero, the switch is faulty and should be replaced.
Step 3: Replace the switch with a new one of the same type. Connect the new switch the same way the old one was connected.
Posted on Sep 12, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Error Code C2 means drain line totally blocked.
Check drain valve for restriction in pump, check drain line. When there is no problem in drain line then check for a bad float switch or a bad control board . You will get this error even when there is no water in the tub . You can check the float switch with an ohmmeter. It should be open if the float is up and closed with the float down.
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Posted on Dec 13, 2009
This is typical of a water leak onto electrical connection OR the electrical element has shorted internaly . Check this with a Ohm meter and itshould show the problem
Posted on Jan 19, 2010
This seems like the anti flood system (polystireen float / micro switch) at the base of the washer is triggered,\. This puts the washer in pump out mode and stops inlet of water via the inlet solinoid. Dry the water on the base and then check for any water leaks. (pipe leak
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
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Good luck with the new house. Hope the dishwasher works well for you.
Try to run it with dishwasher cleaning kit (no utensils) to make sure everything is clean - that way you will get more life out of it. The cleaning kit (usually Finish) is sold in the supermarket in the detergent section.
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
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