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Indesit IDL40 Dishwasher Fault


I currently have a fault with the above dishwasher where it runs through the first part of the wash cycle but then stops and flashes lights 1 and 2, how can i fix this issue as the wife is getting sick of washing up!!!!!!

Thanks, Dean

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  • shawpinklady Aug 01, 2008

    hi mine keeps tripping the electric just after it has tried to put some water in it, i have blown the waste pipe and sometimes it goes throught and bubbles come out of the machine and other times i cant get any air down the pipe, i have filled it through the waste pipe with hot water trying to clear it but it still keeps tripping the switch. can you suggest anything else as i thought it was blocked but then it drained out, it did fill through the waste pipe and now it wont. cant get to the end of the pipe in the machine without taking all the bottom off or can i?

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    Just happened, this the problem you have with easy single push function buttons, no way of knowing what fault is. Still no conclusive answer to the first two lights fully on tho? any ideas?

  • rick101b Dec 14, 2008

    I have the same problem - the first two lights come on. I suspect that there is a blockage somewhere because the water in the machine doesn't drain. The filter seems pretty clear, so I need to investigate further. Someone else suggested that the issue could be a blockage in the pump. This seems a logical conclusion - I will check this next.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    Same problem. Won't drain and flashes lights 1 & 2.

    Faultfinding section of the Indesit manual gives meanings for several combinations of flashing lamps, but not this combination! Fault started about a week after one-year gurantee ended!

  • paco237 Feb 23, 2009

    anyone have any solutions to the non draining of the water and flashing 2 lights?

  • batgirl32 Mar 03, 2009

    Mine starts normally (I put it on cycle 1), and then stops on cycle 3, without completing the full wash.

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    same here, starts cycle then stops and bottom filled with water. how do i drain it and what are the flashing lights! Seems like indesit not that great after all!

  • seventytwo May 04, 2009

    Same thing has happened to me...i have only had the washer 2 weeks...have called out the engineer so will post the solution when i get an answer

  • george wood Mar 31, 2013

    mine 2 can any one help



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Pump blocked

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