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Dishwasher stops inbetween rinse and dry

I have an FDW60 dishwasher and the it has started flashing lights 4 (fast)and 6 (delicate) before finishing the wash. The dishes are clean and they look rinsed but it is not doing the drying stage. The trouble shooting manual does not list anything about lights 4 and 6 flashing and Hotpoint want to charge £90 to fix it even though it is under 2 years old. Does anybody have any ideas what this lights sequence means and how to fix it? Thanks

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    Hi I have the same problem lights 4 and 6 flash meaning there is an issue with the heating unit. my FDW (poor excuse for a dishwasher) came with 5 years parts warranty, but you have to use them to fix it. this means £95 call out and free parts....or they have offered that I pay £15.90 per month (for 10 months) for a 1 year protection plan (£159)...and all for a dish washer that is only 2 years old, I won't be buying a Hotpoint again........

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    when I start the machine on a "normal" wash, it goes to "fast" & "delicate". Dishes come out wet and cold. How do I rectify/reset this problem

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if the problem faults within the first 1 minute the first check the connections on the main module behind the control panel,as you you look at the control panel there is a pink connection to the left,if this looks like it has got hot then theres yopur problem(you will find that the joint on the board has come loose from the soldered joint,module requires replacing.
if this connection looks ok then the heater is open curcuit and will require replacing.

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I'm having the exact same light's flashing... have you got any further with this?

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Hoppoint have e-mailed me that these lights ( 4 and 6) indicate that there is a fault with the heater circuit. But I have got no further than this with a repair. Not sure what to do. Please emial if you discover any further information on a repair. My dishwasher is under 2 years also.

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

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