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Error code F - Bosch Dishwasher

Ran the test suggested for error code f and get code 4. I'm still not sure what that means and how to actually fix it. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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SOURCE: Lower spray arm does not spin on my bosch dishwasher

Sounds like you may have put it together wrong. I would just take the arm back off and make sure that it all fits together right. A little tip for you too. Dishwashers will clog up all the time with water deposits and food gunk. There are all those expensive cleaners out on the market but the best and cheapest way to clean them is with white vinegar. Simply pour it into the dishwasher when it is empty and run it on the pots and pans setting on hot. Always make sure to pre heat your water too by running the sink till it starts steaming. This will make it easier for your dishwasher to heat the water. If you don't, then when you turn on the dishwasher it starts to fill with cold water and has to heat it on its own. Run the vinegar though through it at least once a month or so and it will extend the life of the dishwasher. Hope this helps. Just try taking that arm back off though and putting it back together making sure everything is fitting properly. If you have any other questions feel free to ask me. Good luck.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Lower spray arm does not spin on my bosch dishwasher

How to Check the Spray Arms Home > How To > Appliance > Dishwasher >Check 1x1.gif Caution: Please read our safety information before attempting any testing or repairs.
The pump/motor assembly pumps water up through the spray arms. The force of the water cause the arms to spin and spray the water and detergent mixture into the dish and glass racks. Some dishwashers have just one spray arm at the bottom in the tub, others have a second spray arm under or over the glass rack. Some dishwashers also have a spray tower that rises up out of the lower spray arm to concentrate an additional blast of water.

To access the bottom spray arm, remove the bottom dish rack. Reach in and spin the spray arms. They should spin freely. Lift up the spray arm from the end. There should some play in the arm allowing you to wobble it up and down. Inspect the seams of the arms for splits. If water sprays out of a seam, the dishes will not receive an adequate spray for proper cleansing and the force of the water directed at the door may cause leakage.
The lower spray arm may also have a spray tower. If it does, pull up the center part of it as far as it will extend and let it drop. It should lift and drop smoothly. You can also unscrew the tower by hand to inspect the interior for foreign objects that might clog it.
Remove the upper glass rack as necessary to access the upper spray arm. Repeat the steps above for the lower spray arm. The upper arm may not have as much wobble as the lower arm.
The water source for upper spray arm on some dishwashers may be through a tube which mates with the spray arm when the rack is pushed all the way back. Make sure that the rack is properly aligned with the water supply tube.
If necessary, the spray arm can be removed for cleaning or replacement. Unscrew the spray tower (if any) by hand and remove the bolt (if any) in the center of the spray arm. Otherwise lift and rock the spray arm until it comes off. Keep any washers in the same order as they are removed. To clean, soak it in warm water and rinse with a vigorous spray.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Error code E:24

bosch logixx error code: e24?

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SOURCE: bosch dishwasher has e24 error code and does not

An error 24 code on your Bosch dishwasher means that you have a clog or that your pump is bad. Check and clean out your airgap. If that doesn’t work and your machine is still under warranty, call Bosch. Bosch won’t tell you what the error code means, only that you need a service call, and they will then give you some phone numbers for Bosch authorized appliance repair places, one of which was Mr. Appliance. The appliance repair place will want to put in a new part whether you need it or not so that they can get paid by Bosch. I found this out the hard way. Hey Bosch, be smart and tell your customers what the error codes mean so that they are informed and you don’t look like you are trying to rip them off. Leave that to Mr. Appliance. You can always remind the customer that working on the actual dishwasher voids the warranty. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out how to clean out the airgap, which isn’t a part of the dishwasher, but rather part of your plumbing connected to the dishwasher. I suspected this to begin with, but because you told me I needed a service call, I had to assume it was beyond basic owner maintenance. Great way for you to flush money down the toilet and look bad doing so.

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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SOURCE: What does the error code E01 for bosch dishwashers

my dishwasher e01cod show then turn off

Posted on Jan 26, 2011

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SOURCE: Bosch Dishwasher Exxcel error code 25????

error e25 check water on bosch dishwasher

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What is E22 error message on Bosch dishwasher

Hi Darlene, The link below is a bosh dishwasher error code AND how to fix, I hope this helped..........CHEERS..
Bosch Dishwasher Error Code E22
Fault Condition: Residual water in sump
Repair or Check: Check for a blocked pump, a dirty filter, or grease build up.
Parts Required: Pump or clean filter

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How do we put it through a test mode?

Here you go, both answers :>)
Bosch Dishwasher Troubleshooting Your Bosch dishwasher can run a test cycle which will quickly go through each stage of a wash programme in order to find out at what point a fault is occurring. It will only give you a general idea of where the problem lies but is a useful first step in diagnosing the issue.

The steps to start the test cycle vary depending on what model you have but the basic method is similar across the range. It might be that your dishwasher doesn't have the same button labelling as described in the steps below. In that case try holding down the buttons which have similar names. After a little trial and error you'll find the right combination.
  • Make sure the dishwasher is switched off.
  • Press and hold the Power Scrub Plus and Regular Wash buttons.
  • Turn on the dishwasher, then release the two buttons.
  • The light above each of these buttons should flash.
  • Start the test cycle by pressing the Power Scrub Plus and Regular Wash buttons again.
  • The test programme will begin and an error code will be displayed at the end of the cycle if a fault has been detected.
You can find a list of Bosch dishwasher error codes and their definitions here.

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Sep 30, 2015 | Bosch Dishwashers

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UL error code on frigidaire dishwasher

Thank you for your inquiry, Elizabeth!

I see that your Frigidaire dishwasher is displaying an error code of "UL" and you would like to know what it means. A "UL" error code means that your dishwasher is in relay test mode. You should be able to clear out the error code by pressing cancel and holding down the hi-temp button. If that does not clear out your error code I would suggest performing a reset on your dishwasher and you can do that by flipping the household circuit breaker off for at least ten minutes. Hopefully this information is helpful. -Matt

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How to run self test on bosche dishwasher

Here is an excerpt from "Bosch Dishwasher Troublesoooting".

Running a Test Cycle
Bosch dishwashers have a test cycle which can be run as a troubleshooting measure. The method to run this test cycle is similar across the Bosch dishwasher range so if your dishwasher features seems different from those described below then try experimenting, as the process is fairly straight forward and will be very similar. Bosch dishwasher model numbers are usually found around the top or lip of the door. One of the most common differences between dishwasher models is simply the names of the buttons. For example in the first example below, POWER SCRUB PLUS and REGULAR WASH may be called WASH and ECO depending on your dishwasher model and the country you are in. The other key difference is whether your dishwasher has a display panel (which can display error codes) or not (in which case a program light will illuminate to tell you the fault.
To run the test cycle hold down the POWER SCRUB PLUS and REGULAR WASH buttons. Whilst held down press the ON/OFF button. The lights above them should flash. Now you can check the status of each dishwasher program by pressing its button. Now you can run the full test cycle = Press the POWER SCRUB PLUS and REGULAR WASH buttons again. The dishwasher will start up and when the cycle has ended one, if you have no display panel on your dishwasher model the indicator lights will illuminate if a malfunction was detected as follows -
CLEAN - A temperature sensor fault. If this is the case then the test cycle will be very short as the dishwasher will terminate the test once it's been detected.
RINSE/DRY - A water sensor/filling fault. If this is the problem then the test cycle will not complete as the dishwasher cannot detect the right level of water, the dishwasher will just keep filling and draining again.
WASH - A heating fault. Check your heating element.
If you do have a display panel on your Bosch dishwasher then after the cycle is complete an error code will be shown if a fault has been detected. The error codes are as follows -
0 - No errors have been detected.
1 - A water sensor/filling fault.
2 - A heating fault.
4 - A water filling fault. This can also appear as F on the display during a normal cycle.
8 - A temperature sensor fault.
When troubleshooting your Bosch dishwasher, running the above test cycle is a good start in diagnosing the problem and should give you an idea of where the problem lies with your Bosch dishwasher and what fixes and repair are in order. Our general troubleshooting page will give you some ideas on other things to check on your dishwasher. Good luck!

Mar 29, 2013 | Bosch 24 in. SHU5305UC Built-in Dishwasher

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What is E25 on my Bosch super silence dishwasher?

I quote same wrong from other user:

Question: Model dishwasher is Bosch Exxcell SMS50E02
It stopped before the end of a cycle with the error code E:25 and the "check water" light came on
I mopped out all the residual water out of the bottom and then ran a rinse cycle, which after several trials I got to work and then it stopped at the end again with the same error code and water in the bottom as before.

I assume by in the bottom you mean inside the dishwasher and not in the base.As long as there is no debris in the sump area and the hoses are clear it appears you have a bad drain pump.

Hope helps.

Apr 03, 2011 | Dishwashers

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Fon the dishwasher

Hi, welcome to Fixya.

Based on the info you've provided, the dishwasher is indicating a error during the "fill" stage, hence the "F" being displayed on the Bosch machines.

Here's how to perform a test or diagnostic...

Make sure the power button is in the off position ( open & closing of the door will activate the "auto shut off" ).

Once certain it is "off" press and hold both the regular button and rinse & hold button, then turn the unit "on" while continuing to depress those 2 buttons. Initially, control module version # will display ( i.e. "20" = version "0" without jumper...not important for this ).

When the buttons are now released, the lights above them will flash. To start testing, press both the "regular wash" and "rinse & hold" a second time.

Let the test follow through, ( grab a coffee and observe, this will take a while )

When testing has ended, the display will show an error using codes as follows...
"0" = no error.
"1" = aqua sensor fault.
"2" = heating fault.
"4" = filling fault. and finally.
"8" = NTC ( temperature sensor ) fault.

The "F" code will not appear in test mode, only during wash. If you have a failed level switch for instance the test will display "4" and will continually fill and drain and test won't complete until you press the "on/off" button.

If the test complete's without and error or won't fill, replace the water valve. Original part Part # 425458 at "", "" or #1105846 at "" ( they use there own numbers ) or you can check locally by your model number & serial number.

Let me know if I can assist you further. Hope you found this helpful and if so please allow for a positive rating.

Thank you for choosing "fixya" and good luck.

macmarkus :)

Jul 07, 2010 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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My bosch dw gives a error code of 1 this is an over or under water filling fault not a heating error which is posted on this site which one is correct

Hello, welcome to Fixya. Actually an error code "1" refers ONLY to a heating error. I'm not sure what you've based your info on, but "1" being displayed has nothibg to do with a water fill/level issue what-so-ever with any Bosch dishwashers. Here's how to perform a test or diagnostic for the "shu43" series Bosch to determine once and for all the problem you're having though. Make sure the power button is in the off position ( open & closing of the door will activate the "auto shut off" ). Once certain it is "off" press and hold both the regular button and rinse & hold button, then turn the unit "on" while continuing to depress those 2 buttons. Initially, control module version # will display ( i.e. "20" = version "0" without jumper...not important for this ). When the buttons are now released, the lights above them will flash. To start testing, press both the "regular wash" and "rinse & hold" a second time. Let the test follow through. When testing has ended, the display will show an error using codes as follows. "0" = no error. "1" = aqua sensor fault. "2" = heating fault. "4" = filling fault. and finally, "8" = NTC ( temperature sensor ) fault. If it where related to a fill/level error you would see the letter "F" during washing but the # 4 in diagnostic's. Similarly for a heating fault, the diagnostic will identify a #2 but the "1" appears during normal washing. Let me know if I can assist you further. Hope you found this helpful and if so please allow for a positive rating. If there is anything not clear let me know and I'll try to expand on the info I posted. Good luck. Macmarkus :)

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Replace cover on Bosch Dish washer> Now a C6 code is displayed in the window

I had the same problem after replacing the white panel on my Bosch SHE45M02UC with a stainless panel. I got the C6 error code. I called Bosch customer service twice and neither rep was helpful. One guy told me he didn't know what the C6 code meant. He suggested that I call a local appliance repair guy and he would know what the code meant. I replied, you mean to tell me you work for the manufacturer of the dishwasher and don't know what the error code stands for but a local repair guy that doesn't work for Bosch does?

After all this frustration, I took the panels off and tested the dishwasher with no buttons. It worked fine! Turns out, each identical button isn't identical. Each one is labeled A-G. After putting it back together, no more C6 code! On a side note, try reseting the dishwasher. With the dishwasher on and door closed, hold down the cancel/reset buttons for 5 seconds and release. The disher should drain and reset.

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Error code 2H

The control panel needs to be replaced (indicated by the "2H" error code displayed at the start of the cycle).
BTW - The number 1 displayed at the end of the cycle indicates the cycle has timed out (i.e., it doesn't mean 1 minute remaining). Hence the continued running of the unit. Until you replace the control panel, you'll have to manually cancel the cycle at this point.

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