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E-2 Error on LX30 Hobart Dishwasher

Our Hobart dishwasher is displaying an E-2 error with a wrench. We've tried turning on and off the machine but it still gives us the same error. My husband swears there is a reset button but we're not sure where it's located. It's Sunday and a holiday weekend and we need the dishwasher NOW!

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  • chatnoir_72 Feb 18, 2009

    We spoke to someone at Hobart and they said to make sure that we cleaned the inside because something could be tripping the sensor. My husband cleaned and scrubbed and after a couple of tries of turning it off and on, cleaning again, IT WORKED! Problem solved. We never did find out if there was a reset button but I think the turning it off and on is the reset.

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E-2 error is a fill problem. Water did not reach the lower probe within the time out. (innitial fill only
1- Is the bottom probe clean?
2- No fill water (check valve, hose,fill screen in end of hose, and fill source.)
3- low water pressure, should be 20 PSI flow.
4- Fuse 1FU blown.
5- Check wiring to fill valve.
6- Check relay board function.

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

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This is a very easy fix. Order Hobart part number 328994 from your nearest Hobart parts dept.

Turn off and drain the unit. Kill the power to the unit at the circuit breaker. Remove the lower front cover. Locate the screw-in temperature probe at the front of the sump. Unplug the sensor from the wiring harness, remove with a 7/16" open end wrench. Screw in the new probe, using teflon tape of the threads, snuggly. It does not need to be super tight. Plug it into the harness, reinstall the front cover, turn the breaker back on, and start up the unit.

TURN THE BREAKER OFF AS EVEN WITH THE UNIT "OFF" THERE WILL BE 120 VOLTS PRESENT AT THE SUMP HEATER (yellow wires) DUE TO ONLY ONE LEG OF POWER BEING SWITCHED OFF!

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1.Low water pressure — check for clogged hose strainer; check that site water pressure meets minimum flow pressures.
2.Make sure probes are clean.
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Hi drogers77,

I'm not a Hobart technician, but here what I founded in my manual for the LX30 error message:

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1. Low water pressure - check for clogged hose strainer; check that site water pressure meets minimum flow pressures.

2. Make sure probes are clean

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