When facing an error code we suggest you grab a pen and paper to note down the code rather than pressing various buttons on your Bosch Dishwasher. This way you will not risk causing any further damage and will be able to find out the exact issue using the common error code list for the Bosch Dishwasher error codes listed below. Once you nail down the issue you can easily fix the issue yourself, or call in help. Either way, knowing the issue can help you resolve the matter in an efficient and effective manner.
Experience has shown that you can rectify most faults which occur in daily operation yourself. This ensures that the appliance is quickly available to you again. In the following overview you can find possible causes of malfunctions and helpful information for rectifying them.
|E07||Intake opening (on right inside of appliance) covered by utensils.|
|E12||Heating element calcified or soiled.|
|E14||Water protection system activated.|
|E15||Constant water supply.|
|E16||Filters are soiled or blocked.|
|E18||Supply hose kinked.|
|E22||Filters are soiled or blocked.|
|E24||Waste-water hose kinked or blocked.|
|E25||Waste water pump blocked or cover on the waste water pump is not locked in position.|
|E27||Mains voltage too low.|
Late SMS Series
|E06||Door switch fault|
|E07||Dryer fan fault|
|E08||Heat Pump detects water level too low in tub|
|E09||Heating circuit fault|
|E10||Heat pump scaled up|
|E13||Hot water inlet temperature too high|
|E14||Reed switch flow sensor fault|
|E15||Water in base|
|E16||Inlet valve fault|
|E17||Water level to high check flow sensor|
|E18||Water level too low check valve|
|E20||Winding resistance of circulating pump fault|
|E21||Circulating pump blockage|
|E23||Winding resitance of drain pump fault|
|E24||Drain filters blocked|
|E25||Drain pump blocked, pump cover missing|
|E26||Water switch fault|
|E28||Turbidity sensor fault|
|E01/E02/E03/E04/E05||All refer the Power Module fault|
The filters keep large foreign objects in the rinsing water away from the pump. hese foreign objects may occasionally block the filters.
The filter system consists of,
- a coarse filter
- a flat fine filter
- a microfilter
- After each washing cycle check the filters for residue.
- Unscrew filter cylinder as illustrated and take out filter system.
- Remove any residue and clean filters under running water.
- Re-install filter system in reverse sequence and ensure that the arrow marks are opposite each other after closing the filter system.
Clean Waste Water Pump
Large food remnants or foreign objects which were not captured by the filters may block the waste water pump. The rinsing water will then be above the filter.
Clean the waste water pump as follows:
- Disconnect the dishwasher from the power supply.
- Take out top basket and bottom basket.
- Remove the filters.
- Scoop out water, use a sponge if required.
- Prise off the pump cover (as shown) using a spoon. Grip the pump cover by the crosspiece and lift diagonally inwards. Remove cover completely.
How do I clear the error on my Bosch dishwasher?
Most Bosch dishwashers have a Start button that doubles as a reset button and will sometimes also be labeled “reset.” Press and hold this button for at least 3 seconds until you see the screen reset.
What is error code 02 on Bosch dishwasher?
Heater relay fault or heating issue.
How do I reset my Bosch dishwasher E15 error?
The Bosch E15 error code is likely indicating too much water in the dishwasher; however, the error code could also be due to a control board glitch. If the error code was caused by a glitch, performing a hard reset by disconnecting the power to the dishwasher for five minutes should clear the error code.
What is the error code E3 on a Bosch dishwasher?
The E3 error code means that your dishwasher is unable to fill with water. To fix this problem, turn the water supply off and unplug your dishwasher from the power socket. You can then remove the water hose and check the water inlet valve to ensure it's working correctly.
What is the error code E30 on a Bosch dishwasher?
E27, E29, E30: A power voltage issue has arisen. Unplugging the dishwasher for five minutes may resolve the issue. Otherwise, you'll need to contact a technician.
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