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F2 fault How do you remove F2 fault after removing excess water

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  • eliztx Nov 16, 2007

    After the plumber checked the line, and the service repair guy put in a new  $90 valve ($230 by the time you pay labor and svc call fee), the next time I ran it I got the same error message. So... Asko said try this $30 part that MAY fix it (plus svc call fee etc). What to do? try it and be up to $350 in fees for a 6 year old dishwasher that still doesn't work??

  • ASKOFIXR Dec 10, 2007

    F2 Fault on my 1885 ASKO...Find the circuit breaker for the dish water and turn it OFF before you start fooling around with this thing. Take the bottom front plate off the dishwasher. Inside at the very bottom of the dishwasher you will find a big flat pan at least 18 inches square and it will have water in it. You can use a turkey baster and suck much of the water out... then finish the job with a few old towels. Machine has a light inside that is held in place by a plastic ring on THE INSIDE of the machine. I found the plastic ring cracked for whatever reason. I took the ring out and used epoxy to fix the crack.... I put a small suction cup on the light to help hold the light in place ......then I put silicon on the back of the plastic ring and screwed it back on the light until it was tight while holding onto the suction cup to help hold the light in place..... I let the silicon sit for 24 hours then reset the circuit breaker and gave it a try.... DRY as a bone... no more problems.... this machine has a recall by ASKO as of July 07 and you should contact ASKO for free repairs on recall.... there have been 21 fires with this machine....

  • useanew Jul 11, 2008

    Yes, my machine pan had water in it, after draining it, I switched the machine on, and it worked right away. Checked the light, no leak for sure, now to find where the leak is, could be very small.

    Thanks Andreen.



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We had similar problem on Asko dishwasher model 1503 installed sometime around 1993, drain pump keeps running, F2 overfill code flashing, no water leak. Tried turning power off and back on at circuit breaker, tried holding the start button down for ten seconds to reset but nothing worked. There is a dishwasher water level switch (part #722021) on front right side behind the kick panel with two wires labeled N11 and N12 connected to it. The switch has an 11 and 12 next to the proper contacts where these wires connect. There is also a 13 next to a contact but that is not used in my dishwasher. I had given up on it and bought new dishwasher. Before throwing out old one, I traced both wires back up into door and one came out with a gentle tug and I could see it was split in half. It was easy to take the door cover off and splice the wire back together. Door has screws on side but also held on from screws on the inside. We now have it in basement and working fine.

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I had a problem with F2 fault and all lights flashing when the dishwasher is just plugged-in (and drain motor starts running). I thought I was in for a few hundred bucks, but thanks to greendude (an expert here) I eliminated the problem myself. The problem was in water supply pipe connection that started leaking and the bottom pan was full of water setting-off drain pump.

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We had an F2 fault on our Asko dishwasher as soon as it would turn on. We flipped the breaker, and removed the service panels, and found a lot of water had collected in the pan underneath. We removed as much as we could and then let it dry out for a few days. After running it several times and checking the still-open panels, no water had returned. We suspect it was originally caused by a blocked filter (label from a jar). No problems since. Our fix was free :-)

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

The F2 fault where it drain pump starts the second the dishwasher is turned on comes from a switch that is connected to a piece of styrofoam that is just behind the place you make the electrical connections, and just below the area where the circulation and drain pump are. You can feel it if you FIRST TURN OFF THE POWER, and from the inlet side run your hand on the top of the pan to below the middle section. Push the styrofoam down. If it's wet, wait for it to be dry -- Sometimes it's caused by stuff that sneeks under the styrofoam and makes the dishwasher think it's water. A vacuum can help (if there really really is no water...)

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The F2 error codes relates to high water level It could be a clogged in the drain line. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. You should remove this line and clear it form any debris in the hose or the hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again. As well it could be a defective or a malfunction pump. Good luck!

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F2 overfill. how to reset?


Welcome to FixYa.

Based on your description "f2 overfill. how to reset?" It is likely nothing very serious.

The "F2" with Asko dishwashers means the control is indicating an overfill has been detected...but I gather you know that based on your post.
Whether the unit has actually overfilled or not remains to be seen, but to reset it is fairly simple...if nothing else is at fault.

**before proceeding turn the dishwasher power off via the home breaker panel, or unplug it from the wall if that is possible...most are hard wired to the home first**

The first thing to do is remove the toe panel/kick plate and inspect the base for water. If water is present, with the aid of a sponge, towels, or a wet-dry shop vacuum, absorb the water from the base.

By way of removing the water from the overfill basin should "reset" the unit. If the unit works fine after resetting the power/breaker it can likely be chalked up to a drain back-up or obstruction in the drain hose or pump.

Try this and let me know what you find and I`ll assist you in moving forward if necessary.

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**First, unplug the washer from the wall**

To remove the lower panel, you'll have to remove the three screws at the bottom of the panel, likely a #20 or 25 torx screw driver, after removing so many I'm afraid I don't pay attention to what size it is off hand, one of those though.

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