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Hotpoint BFI680 My dishwasher (hotpoint BFI680) works on occasions but more often than not goes on then it beeps and the 4th LED light ("eco auto") light is flashing. Water is getting through to the machine fine and ive tried resetting the machine - any suggestions?

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  • charwood233 Jan 07, 2009

    I have the same problem. It seems that machine is draining out and the pump (sounds like a pump) is staying on indeffinately. The dishes are aslo wetter than normal suggesting the dry cycle has not been completed/started.

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I too had this problen today. Printed off a manual from the Hotpoint website. Very helpful troubleshoot section. Anyway, flashing eco and fast lights and beeping sound indicates 'water feed pipe blocked' You need to check the water inlet connections on your tap.However, when we pulled it out we noticed the blue water inlet pipe was slightly kinked. Straightened this out and hey presto! It works fine again. How this happens when its worked ok for 18 months will never know but still. Try it! hope this was helpful...shewoo

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ive not worked on hotpoint dishwashers,does the dishwasher drain? at the point it plays up is it supposed to be filling or washing.check the filters inlet valve etc.do you still have the manual for the dishwasher.the flashing lights are most likley a fault code but we dont get hotpoint dishwashers in australia.sorry i cant be of more help.Ian

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

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Here are the eco related error codes for your washer..
1)Light 3 (eco) flashes. Water is present in the flood catching tray at the bottom which usually indicates that there is a leak somewhere. More often than not this is just a pipe with a poor fitting and simply tightening the clip is enough to stop the leak. Our machine had a very slow leak from one pipe (not enough to trigger the alarm) which was fixed in this way. The leak is detected by a small float switch located in the flood catch tray.

Undo 4 screws on the metal plate under the dishwasher 3 at the front 1 at the back, this reveals The pump check the seals are in place on the waste pump.

2) Wash indicator lights 3 + 5 (eco + pre) flashing rapidly. Filter is clogged. Pull out the filter and clean it.
3)Runs for approx. 3 minutes and then stops. Lights 3 + 4 (eco and fast) flash. Probably caused by being plumbed into a hot rather than cold water supply. The incoming water is hotter than required for the wash which causes the machine to cut out. Plumbing the machine into a cold water supply will fix the problem with no apparent long term problems.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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check the filter.

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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i had the same problem and like an idiot paid for hotpoint to come out and all the guy done was tip the dishwasher backwards to empty the water(which he didn't clean) and tell me that im using to much rinse aid and salt coz we use 4 in1 tabs hope this helps smiley

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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The flashing eco light signifies that the drain sump has water in it. Before the machine takes on water it checks a float located in the sump. If the float says that there is water in the sump then the machine presumes that there has been a problem when draining and decides not to take on any more water.

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