Miele Dishwasher Error Codes List and Solutions

Miele & Cie. KG is a German manufacturer of high-end commercial and residential appliances. With headquarters in Gütersloh, Ostwestfalen-Lippe the company has a large monopoly in the world. Established in 1899 the company was founded by Carl Miele and Reinhard Zinkann and is to date a family-owned and family-run company. 

The company started its run by offering basic appliances such as a cream separator, butter churner, and tub washing machines under the brand name Meteor. However, with the passage of time, they started the production of vacuum cleaners, electric dishwashers, motorcycles, and other appliances. Offering the world a small glimpse of what it has to offer, as the company grew with every passing year creating a billion-dollar empire and a name that stands out in every crowd.

Miele might be a high-ranking company, but from time to time customers have complained about system errors. Fortunately, most of these errors can be fixed on your own. So rather than ignoring the error codes, your appliance is showing its time to note down the Miele dishwasher error code and get to the bottom of the problem. To help you out we have listed down the most common error codes of Miele dishwasher error codes.

Codes List

Fault CodesPossible Fault
F00No fault registered
F01Water/heating NTC or leads short-circuited
F02Water/heating NTC or leads open-circuited
F11Drainage fault
F12Water intake fault at start of step
F13Water intake fault at end of step
F14Water intake fault: Heater pressure switch
F15Water intake fault: Hot water
F18Flow meter stationary state monitor
F19Flow meter stiff and not turning freely
F24Heater relay contact
F25Target temperature fault
F26Boiling protection
F32Door lock does not close
F33Door lock does not open
F36Door lock switch defective
F40Electronic fault
F42Line frequency registration fault
F47Faulty electronic interface (between BAE & SLT)
F51Heater pressure switch
F52Heater pressure switch has reset during heating
F63Slide shutter fault
F67Circulation pump speed too low
F68Circulation pump operating after switch-off
F69Circulation pump blocked
F70Float switch fault
F78Circulation pump fault
F79Circulation pump communication fault
F84Slide shutter positioning fault
F85Slide shutter signal change fault
F86Lid contact - salt
F88Turbidity sensor fault
F91Load size registration inactive

Control Panel and Parts Name

Miele Dishwasher Appliance Overview
Miele Dishwasher Appliance Overview
Miele Dishwasher Control Panel
Miele Dishwasher Control Panel


With the aid of the following guide, minor problems can be easily corrected without calling in a Miele service technician, saving you both time and money.

ProblemPossible cause
The dishwasher stops during a programme.The fuse is defective or has tripped. Remedy: Reset or replace the fuse.
The Start/Stop indicator does not flash after the dishwasher has been switched on using the On/Off button.The appliance is not plugged in. Remedy: Insert the plug and switch on at the socket.
The Wash/Rinse, Drying and End indicator lights flash simultaneously.There may be a technical fault. Remedy: Clean the water inlet filter and clean the drain pump and non-return valve as described in "Maintenance". If this does not resolve the problem, switch the dishwasher off with the On/Off button. After a few seconds: Switch the dishwasher back on. Select the programme required with the programme selector button. Press the Start/Stop button.
The drain pump works even when the door is open.The Waterproof system has reacted. Remedy: Close the tap.
The Inlet/Drain check indicator flashes.The tap is closed. Remedy: Open the tap fully.
The display is dark.The display has switched off automatically to save energy (Stand-by mode). Remedy: Press any button. Standby comes to an end.
Detergent residue is left in the dispenser at the end of a programme.The dispenser was still damp when detergent was added. Remedy: Make sure the dispenser is dry before adding detergent.
The detergent dispenser lid cannot be closed properly.Clogged detergent residue is blocking the catch. Remedy: Clean the detergent from the catch.
At the end of a programme there is a film of moisture on the inside of the door and the interior walls.This is caused by the drying system and does not indicate a fault. Remedy: The moisture will dissipate after a short while.
Knocking noise in the wash cabinet.A spray arm is knocking against an item in a basket. Remedy: Interrupt the programme, and rearrange the items which are obstructing the spray arm.
Rattling noise in the wash cabinet.Items of crockery are insecure in the wash cabinet. Remedy: Interrupt the programme, and rearrange the items of crockery.
Knocking noise in the water pipes.This may be caused by the on-site installation or the cross-section of the piping. Remedy: This has no influence on dishwasher function. If in doubt, contact a suitably qualified plumber.

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