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Daewoo Dishwasher Error Codes

Daewoo Dishwasher Error Codes



When some malfunctions happen, the appliance will display error codes to warn you.

Error CodesMeanings
E1Door open. The door is opened when the dishwasher is operating.
E2Water inlet. Water inlet malfunction.
E3Water drainage. Water drainage malfunction.
E4
Temperature sensor. Temperature sensor malfunction.
E5Overflow/leakage. Overflow occurs/Water leakage occurs.
E6
Water leakage. Water leakage occurs.
E7Heating element. Abnormal heating.
Daewoo Dishwasher Control Panel
Daewoo Dishwasher Control Panel

If overflow occurs, turn off the main water supply before calling a service. If there is water in the base pan because of an overfill or small leak, the water should be removed before restarting the dishwasher.

Daewoo Dishwasher Control Panel 2
Daewoo Dishwasher Control Panel 2

Daewoo Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Reviewing the charts on the following pages may make you be free of calling for service.

ProblemPossible Causes
Dishwasher doesn't runFuse blown, or the circuit breaker acted. Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances sharing the same circuit with the dishwasher.
Power supply is not turned on. Make sure the dishwasher is turned on and the door is closed securely. Make sure the power cord is properly plugged into the wall socket.
Water pressure is low. Check that the water supply is connected properly and the water is turned on.
Drain pump doesn't stopOverflow. The system is designed to detect an overflow. When it does, it shuts off the circulation pump and turns on the drain pump.
Noise
Some audible sounds are normal. Sound from detergent cup opening.
Utensils are not secure in the baskets or something small has dropped into the basket. To ensure everything is secured in the dishwasher.
Motor hums. Dishwasher has not been used regularly. If you do not use it often, remember to set it to fill and pump out every week, which will help keep the seal moist.
Suds in the tubImproper detergent. Use only the special dishwasher detergent to avoid suds. If this occurs, open the dishwasher and let suds evaporate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to the tub. Close and latch the dishwasher, then start the "pre-rinse" wash cycle to drain out the water... Repeat if necessary.
Spilled rinse agent. Always wipe up rinse agent spills immediately.
Stained tub interiorDetergent with colorant was used. Make sure that the detergent is the one without colorant.
Dishes and flatware not cleanImproper program Improper basket loading. Make sure that the action of the detergent dispenser and spray arms are not blocked by large dishware.
Cloudiness on glasswareCombination of soft water and too much detergent. Use less detergent if you have soft water and select a shortest cycle to wash the glassware and to get them clean.
Yellow or brown film on inside surfacesIron deposits in water can cause an overall film. You have to call a water softener company for a special filter.
White film on inside surfaceHard water minerals. To clean the interior, use a damp sponge with dishwasher detergent and wear rubber gloves. Never use any other cleaner than dishwasher detergent for the risk of foaming or suds.
The Detergent dispenser lid cannot be closed properly.Clogged detergent residue is blocking the catch. Clean the detergent from the catch.
Detergent left in dispenser cupsDishes block detergent Cups. Re-loading the dishes properly.
Steam Normal phenomenon. There is some steam coming through the vent by the door latch during drying and water draining.
Black or gray marks on dishesAluminum utensils have rubbed against dishes. Use a mild abrasive cleaner to eliminate those marks.
Water standing on the bottom of the tubThis is normal. A small amount of clean water around the outlet on the tub bottom keeps the water seal lubricated.

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