Indesit Dishwasher Error Codes

Error CodesProblem
A01Water in base. Leaking.
A02Solenoid. Valve failure.
A03Failure to drain (time). Faulty pump or blockage preventing drain.
A04NTC. NTC faulty.
A05Filters blocked. Filter cleaning cycle failed.
A06Fill failure. No water intake or valve faulty.
A08Heating failure. Thermistor not attached or faulty.
A09Software. Replace PCB.
A10Element. Heating element open circuit.
A12Hardware. Display module comms error.
A13Dispenser Triac fault, Wash Cycle completes but with Dispenser Lid not functioning correctly.
H20Static ‘Fill Time exceeding 6 minutes.

Indesit Dishwasher Overall View

Indesit Dishwasher Overall View

Indesit Dishwasher Overall View


Whenever the appliance fails to work, check for a solution from the following list before calling for Assistance.

Problem: The dishwasher does not start or cannot be controlled.

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button, switch it back on after approximately one minute and reset the program.
  • The appliance has not been plugged in properly.
  • The dishwasher door has not been shut properly.

Problem: The door won’t close.

Possible causes / Solutions: The lock was released. Strongly push the door until a “clacking” noise is heard.

Problem: No water drains from the dishwasher.

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • The dishwasher cycle has not finished yet.
  • The water drain hose is bent (see Installation).
  • The drain duct is blocked.
  • The filter is clogged up with food residues.

Problem: The dishwasher is too noisy

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • The dishes are rattling against each other or against the sprayer arms.
  • An excessive amount of foam has been produced: the detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable for use in dishwashers.

Problem: The dishes and glasses are covered in a white film or limescale deposits.

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • The level of refined salt is low or the dosage setting is not suited to the hardness of the water (see Rinse aid and salt.)
  • The lid on the salt dispenser was not closed properly.
  • The rinse aid has been used up or the dosage is too low

Problem: The dishes and glasses are streaked or have a bluish tinge.

Possible causes / Solutions: The rinse aid dosage is too high.

Problem: The crockery has not been dried properly.

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • A wash cycle without a drying cycle has been selected.
  • The rinse aid has been used up or the dosage is too low.
  • The rinse aid setting is not suitable.
  • The crockery is made from non-stick material or plastic

Problem: The dishwasher does not take any water in – Tap shut-off alarm.

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • There is no water in the mains supply.
  • The water inlet hose is bent.
  • Turn on the tap and the appliance will start after a few minutes.

Problem: The crockery is not clean.

Possible causes / Solutions:

  • The racks are overloaded.
  • The crockery has not been arranged properly.
  • The sprayer arms cannot move freely.
  • The wash cycle is too gentle.

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