I have a Bosch SMU 2000 series dishwasher . There is enough water for the pre wash cycle but once it gets to the wash cycle there is not enough water. If I put water in the bottom of the dishwasher it will wash good and then when the timer turns to the rinse mode there is plenty of water. I checked the screen on the inlet and it is okay, since there is only a lack of water on the wash cycle is it possible the timer is faulty.
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If you open the door immediately after the dishes are washed, and before the "dry" cycle, is the water hot enough to have "steam" coming out of the machine? You should be able to feel the heat. If not, perhaps the water is not getting hot enough to dissolve the dishwashing powder. Could you try using a liquid soap once and see what happens? Be blessed.
if your on demand heater is one of the small ones that mounts under the sink, it will not flow enough water to fill your dishwasher. the dishwasher is waiting for the water level to fill before it starts washing. your bosch will heat its own water. hook it up to a cold line ahead of the water heater so that the fill valve is fed with full pressure. the residue sounds like detergent build up. when you get the water issue resolved, run a few cycles with no dishes and no detergent, on the highest temp setting. add a cup or two of white vinegar or dishwasher cleaner ( order online or get from an appliance repair store) through it. Dont forget your dishwasher has a filter in the bottom under the spray arm that needs to be cleaned periodically. if you dont clean it once a month it will get all kinds of nasty stuff built up in there.
SOUNDS LIKE YOURE INLET VALVE HAS FAILED IF YOURE MACHINE IS COLD FILL ONLY IT WILL ONLY WORK ON ONE PART OF THE CYCLE ALTHOUGH IT HAS ONLY COLD FILL THERE ARE 2 VALVES SHARING SAME BODY,WILL NEED CHANGING
I have a Bosch Dishwasher and the E-Nr is SGS4362EU/03. The machine is approximately 4 years old, in good condition and has been working very well. Suddenly, there is water remaining after it completes a 50 degrees C wash cycle. This is also evident with the pre wash cycle and the 65 degrees wash cycle.
I have checked and cleaned the filters. I have loosened the internal pump white cover (Torx T 20 screw) and checked for any physical blockage - none. I have also checked for any drainage hose kinks - none.
I have tried a series of empty washes and the machine drains the water during the wash cycles. The dishes are also have a dull colour and show show signs of not being properly rinsed during the wash cycle.