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Flashing error code 2.1/01

What does this mean? how do I fix it? dishwasher won't run

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  • santasutt Aug 13, 2008

    what does resetting the unit entail?

  • santasutt Aug 14, 2008

    The dishwasher won't run. It is not a fuse or breaker problem. I am getting a flashing signal on the l.e.d. display: 2.1/01

    Previous poster suggested "try resetting" but gave no instructions how to do so. Can someone come to the rescue?

    Thanks, santasutt

  • santasutt Aug 14, 2008

    it worked; for now.

    thanks a billion!

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  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    1. Disconnect the power to the unit

    2. Remove the lower access panels and check the tray under the dishwasher (you will probably find it is full of water)

    3. Use a towel or a sponge to remove the water

    4. There is a float that should stop the operation of the dishwasher and run the pump if water is in this tray. Check this pump to see if it is functional

    5. Test the dishwasher

    6. If there are no leaks from the dishwasher into the pan, check the drain hose under the sink

    7. THE DRAIN HOSE MUST RUN UP TO THE TOP OF THE UNDERSIDE OF THE COUNTERTOP THEN DOWN TO THE DRAIN. (If the hose is not set up like this, water from the sink drain will flow into the dishwasher and overfill the tray

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It may be a water heating fault, (selected temperature not reached within 60 minutes)

Check if
· Heating element burned out
· Thermostat defective

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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It looks like the unit just needs to be reset.

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