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Kenwood kdw243a dishwasher has an e3 error code

No idea what the error code means.

the only thing that looks odd is the rinse liquid indicator is now on, although I added liquid.

Once the door is closed, a bleep comes up about 20 times and stops.
Once on light wash the dishwasher did try to start, only to stop after a minute.

No idea what is going on, it worked great so far and only is one year old.

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  • jhdgkss Dec 28, 2008

    Hi there i have the same problem i think its a problem with the outflow of water tried moveing the outlet pipe no luck.

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    Yep, exactly the same problem. Help, don't want to spend a fortune on an engineer...

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    I also have the same problem. There was water in the bottom of the dishwasher, when I turned it on the E3 error came up and the water was drained away. The pump just wont stop. Any ideas?

  • dazwood Feb 16, 2009

    kenwood dishwasher e3 code on lcd display,dishwasher stops have to restart it keeps on doing it can any body help ........ i will have to finde a wife to wash my pots so please help

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    exactly the same. It stops and I notice that the soap is still there so I run a rinse. Planning to call them to fix it.

  • hopeforbest Apr 16, 2009

    kept draining, took side off and water out have tipped 45 degrees put side on now getting e3 code also rinse aid light is white weird any ideas really appreiciated thanks in advance

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    exactly the same. It stops and I notice that the soap is still there so I run a rinse. Planning to call them to fix it.currys as just bought it.

  • joanne smith Oct 09, 2011

    how do you get it to work again



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I have same prob,seen this elsewhere folks. apparently it's the temp sensor which MAY have failed.
has to be cheaper than an expensive call-out and worth a try.

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For perso who pump wont stop for, take off side after unplugging, there will be loads of water in bottom, soak out with towel, should work ok after this

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