Blomberg Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Blomberg Dishwasher Troubleshooting

The 6 tables below contain information, which could help in troubleshooting of Blomberg dishwashers. Each of these tables can become an indispensable manual in case of problems in work of dishwasher. Instead of fault codes, the tables provide a description of the error, many of which could be easily repaired by yourself, without calling a specialist.

Blomberg LDVN2284 Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Problem Cause Solution
Machine does not start.Power cable Is unpluggedCheck it the power cable is plugged in
Fuse is blownCheck the fuses in your house
Water is cutMake sure that the water inlet tap is open
Door of the machine is openMake sure that you have closed the door of the machine
Dishes are not washed clean• Dishes are not placed orderly in the machine Load the dishes as described in the user manual.
• Selected programme is unsuitable.Select a programme with a higher temperature and cycle time
• Impellers are stuck. Prior to starting the programme, turn the lower and upper impellers by hand to make sure that they rotate freely.
• Impeller holes are clogged. Lower and upper impeller holes might be clogged with food remnants such as lemon pips. Clean the impellers regularly
• Filters are clogged. Check if the filter system is clean. Clean the filter system regularly
• Filters are installed incorrectly. Check the filter system and make sure that it is installed correctly.
• Baskets are overloaded. Do not overload the baskets in excess of their capacity.
• Detergent is stored under unsuitable conditions. If you are using powder detergent, do not store the detergent package in humid places. Keep it in a closed container if possible. For ease-of-storing, we recommend you to use tablet detergents.
• Detergent is not sufficient. If you are using powder detergent, adjust the amount of detergent according to the soiling degree of your dishes and/or programme definitions. We recommend you to use tablet detergents for optimum results.
• Rinse aid is not sufficient. Check the rinse aid indicator and add rinse aid if necessary. Increase the rinse aid setting if there is enough amount of rinse aid in the machine.
• Detergent dispenser lid is left open. Make sure that the detergent dispenser lid is closed tightly after adding detergent.
Dishes are not dry at the end of cycle• Dishes are not placed orderly in the machine. Place your dishes in a way that no water will accumulate in them.
Tea, cafe or lipstick stains remain on dishes• Selected programme is unsuitable. Select a programme with a higher temperature and cycle time.
• Surface quality of the kitchen utensils is deteriorated. Tea and cafe stains or other dye spots may not be cleaned in dishwasher when they have penetrated in deteriorated surfaces. Desired washing performance can not be obtained on kitchen utensils with deteriorated surfaces and it is not suitable to use such utensils in terms of hygiene as well. It is not recommended to wash such kitchen utensils in dishwasher.
• Detergent is stored under unsuitable conditions. If you are using powder detergent, do not store the detergent package in humid places. Keep it in a closed container if possible. For ease-of-storing, we recommend you to use tablet detergents
Lime traces remain on dishes and glassware gains a misty appearanceRinse aid is not sufficient. Check the rinse aid indicator and add rinse aid if necessary. Increase the rinse aid setting if there is enough amount of rinse aid in the machine.
• Water hardness setting is low or salt level is insufficient • Salt leakage exists Measure the hardness of the supply water appropriately and check the water hardness setting.
Pay attention not to spill salt around the salt filling hole while adding salt. Make sure that the salt reservoir lid is tightly closed after finishing

Blomberg Gun 1210 Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Problem Cause Solution
The dishes are not becoming clean- Improper loading- Load the dishwasher as suggested in the directions.
- Wrong programme selection- Select a programme which washes at a higher temperature or takes longer.
- Spray arms are not turning- Check if the spray arms move freely.
- Clogged filters- Clean all strainers and filters as described in the manual
- Filters are not placed in their proper positions- Check if all strainers and filters are placed in their proper positions
- Spray arm nozzles are clogged- Clean the spray arms as described in the manual
- Overloaded baskets- Do not overlaod the baskets
- Detergent is moist or clumping- Store detergents in a dry location. Close the lid of the container carefully
- Too little detergent- Increase the amount of the detergent as per the programme table.
- Too little rinse aid- Increase the amount of rinse aid / refill the rinse aid dispenser.
- The lid of the detergent dispenser remained open.- Always ensure that you close the detergent dispenser lid after pouring in the detergent.
- Using cutlery with a low surface quality- Cutlery of this type is not suited to dishwashers.

Blomberg DW14110 Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Problem Solution
What if the dishwasher will not run• Is the machine plugged in?
• Are all fuses operative?
• Is the water supply fully turned on?
• Is the dishwasher door closed securely?
• Have you pressed the On/Off button?
What if the dishwasher starts but fails to circulate water within 5 secondsCancel the program by pressing the Start/Pause button for 5 seconds.
What if the door will not stay down in open position• Adjust door tentioners
What if the dishwasher produces poor cleaning resultsCancel the program by pressing the Start/Pause button for 5 seconds.

Blomberg DW 24100 Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Problem Solution
The Dishwasher Does Not Start- the plug is inserted into the socket correctly;
- there is power to the socket;
- the appliance is switched “ON”; (does the ON-OFF light come on)
- the door is closed properly;
- the water supply is turned on
The Dishwasher Does Not Load Water- the water is turned on and the hose is connected properly;
- there is water supply to the house and it has sufficient pressure;
- the water supply hose is not crimped or bent;
- the filter for the water supply hose is not blocked
The Dishes Are Not Clean- the correct amount of detergent has been used;
- the detergent is suitable for dishwashers and is not too old;
- the appropriate wash program has been selected;
- there is sufficient salt in the salt container
- there is sufficient rinse-aid in the rinse-aid compartment;
- the spray arm nozzles are not blocked
The Dishwasher Does Not Drain- the drain hose is crimped or bent
Lime Deposits or a White Film Form on the Dishes- the lid to the salt container is closed properly;
- the rinse aid dosage is correct

Blomberg DW 34100 Dishwasher Troubleshooting

ProblemPossible CausesWhat To Do
Dishwasher doesn’t startFuse blown, or the circuit breaker tripped.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.
Door of dishwasher not properly closed.Closed dishwasher making sure that door latches.
Water not pumped form dishwasherKink in drain hoseCheck drain hose.
Filter clogged.Check coarse the filter.
Kitchen sink clogged.Check kitchen sink to make sure it is draining well. If problem is kitchen sink not draining, you may need a plumber rather than a serviceman for dishwasher.
Suds in the tubImproper detergentUse 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" soak" wash cycle to drain out the water. Repeat if necessary.
Spilled rinse-aidAlways wipe up rinse-aid spills immediately.
Stained tub interiorDetergent with colorant was used.Make sure that the detergent is the one without colourant.
White film on inside surfaceHard water mineralsTo 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.
There are rust stains on cutleryThe affected items are not corrosion resistant.
A programme was not run after dishwasher salt was added. Traces of salt have got into the wash cycle.Always run the Quick wash programme . without any crockery in the dishwasher and without selecting the Turbo function (if present), after adding dishwasher salt.
The lid of softer is loose.Check the lip. Ensure the fix is fine.
Knocking noise in the wash cabinetThe spray arm is knocking against an item in a basket.Interrupt the programme, and rearrange the items which are obstructing the spray arm.
Rattling noise in the wash cabinetItem of crockery are insecure in the wash cabinet.Interrupt the programme, and rearrange the items of crockery.
Knocking noise in the water pipesThis may be caused by on- site installation or the cross-section of the piping.This has no influence on dishwasher function, if in doubt, contact a suitably qualified plumber.
The dishes are not cleanThe dishes were root loaded correctly.
The programme was not powerful enough.Use more detergent, or change your detergent. Rearrange the items so that the spray can rotate freely.
Not enough detergent was dispensed.
Item are blocking the path of spray arms.
The filter combination in the base of wash cabinet is not clean or is not correctly fitted. This may cause the spray arm jets to get blocked.Clean and/or fit the filter combination correctly. Clean the spray arm jets.
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.
Black or gray marks on dishesAluminum utensils have rubbed against dishes.Use a mild abrasive cleaner to eliminate those marks.
Detergent left in dispenser cupsDishes block detergent cups.Re-loading the dishes properly.
The dishes are not dryingImproper loading Too little rinse-aidLoad the dishwasher as suggested in the directions. Increase the amount of rinse-aid/Refill the rinse-aid dispenser.
Dishes are removed too soon.Do not empty your dishwasher immediately after washing. Open the door slightly so that the steam can escape. Begin unloading the dishwasher only once the dishes are barely warm to the touch. Empty the low basket first. This prevents water form dropping off dishes in the upper basket.
Wrong programme selectionIn short programmes the washing temperature is lower. This also lowers cleaning performance. Choose a programme with a long washing time.
Using cutlery with a low- quality coatingWater drainage is more difficult with these items. Cutlery or dishes of this type are not suitable for washing in the dishwasher.

Blomberg GVN9483 Dishwasher Troubleshooting

Insufficient amount of detergentIncrease the amount of detergent, especially when washing full loads, or in hard water.
Hard water.Increase water softener dosage. Use additional detergent, increase rinse agent dosage.
Spray arms need cleaningCheck the nozzle holes in the spray arms. They may be blocked with a soil particle. Check and clean them periodically.
Spotting / filming / poor cleaning resultsImproper loading.Follow instructions for use for proper loading procedures. Place dishes so water spray reaches all soiled surfaces. Do not overcrowd the baskets since this will block the water spray.
Insufficient water fill.Check mains water pressure
Filter system needs cleaning.Remove any accumulated or deposited foods. Check and clean them periodically.
Oversudsing - Prewashing with a liquid dishwashing detergent.Rinse items thoroughly before putting them in the dishwasher to remove dishwashing detergent.
Small particles (food orWater not reaching surfaces, dishwasher overcrowded.Check to be sure water action is not blocked by dishes. Check filter system for accumulated or deposited food or detergent. Load dishwasher correctly. Keep filter system clean.
Insufficient water fill.Check mains water pressure
detergent) left on itemsPowder detergent stored too long or under adverse conditions.Use powder detergent within one to two months after purchase. Open one box at a time. Always close pouring spout after each use. Store in a cool, dry place.
Rinse aid supply depleted.Add rinse aid to the dispenser.
Pitting of stainless steel itemsProlonged contact with salty or highly acidic foods or with undissolved or highly concentrated detergent.Remove spots with silver polish. Rewash. Wash soon after use. Do not overload cutlery basket. Avoid spilling or pouring detergent directly on flatware. Make sure dispenser cup is properly closed.
Dishes not dryImproper loading.Load so that all items are properly tilted for good drainage. Avoid nesting of dishes and/or silverware.
Rinse aid supply depleted.Add liquid rinse aid .
Scratches on glasswareA water or chemical reaction with some glassware. Usually caused by some combination of soft or softened water and alkaline washing solutions reacting with the glassware. Can be accelerated by poor rinsing, overloading and excessive temperature.The condition may not always be preventable. To minimize the possibility of etching, use minimum amount of detergent.
Detergent cakes in detergent dispenser.If using powder detergent, there may be dampness in the dispenser.Make sure dispenser is dry before adding powder detergent. Start dishwasher immediately.
If using gel detergent, the detergent may be left in dispenser too long before using.Start dishwasher soon after adding gel detergent. Do not allow detergent to dry out in dispenser.
Faulty cover.Do not overfill. Cover should close tightly. Check cover for fit.
Improper loading.Do not place large items in front of dispenser.
Old detergent.Use detergent within one to two months of purchase. To assure freshness, buy detergent as needed and no more than one or two at a time. Store in a cool, dry place.
Chipping and breakage of dishes/glassesImproper loading.Load with care following the instructions for use.
Place glassware so it does not touch the other dishes. Remove from dishwasher carefully.
Odour in dishwasherA dirty filter system may contribute to a bad odour.Clean filter system.