How to Reset Electrolux Dishwasher

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 03/01/21 •  6 min read

How to Reset Electrolux Dishwasher

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There are different models of Electrolux dishwasher and they have different reset settings. However in general, to solve any of the non-technical problems that you’ve been facing with your Electrolux dishwasher, you would need to press the no heat dry or the rinse button and hold it for at least 3 seconds. Make sure to keep the door latched while holding the button. Pressing and holding the button will automatically open the control pad. This feature is useful when your dishwasher’s control pad is locked automatically. 

Moreover in general Electrolux dishwashers, below mentioned are some easy and simple steps to reset the factory settings:

1- Make sure to turn off the dishwasher and disconnect it from the power supply. Keep the dishwasher off for at least a minute. Wait for a maximum of 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, the energy charges held by capacitors will automatically dissipate. 

2- Now you can turn on the dishwasher and see if it works by selecting any of the dishwashing programs. 

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However, the above-mentioned procedure was for the general forms of the Electrolux dishwasher. There could be more advanced functions to reset different Electrolux dishwashers. Different models have different procedures. 

Error Code on Electrolux Dishwasher

There are diagnostic systems in the Electrolux dishwashers this is why the dishwasher itself shows the fault or error code whenever there is some fault in the functioning of the dishwasher. The error code displayed on the display screen is different in different faults. There are different parts of the dishwasher and for every part, there is a unique code and that code tells you the part you need to check or change. 

1- LOC or Ioc code error

This type of fault condition occurs when the door of your Electrolux dishwasher is locked. To repair the fault, you need to press the air dry button and hold it for 3 seconds until the control pad is unlocked. This will make the light go out. 

2- Error 01

 The error 01 in the Electrolux dishwasher occurs when the dishwasher detects a leakage under it. For checking or repairing, you first need to unplug the dishwasher from the electric supply. Then check for pumps and hoses to find where the leakage is exactly. You then need to replace the leaking parts by yourself or by an expert professional. 

3- Error 02 

Error 02 occurs in the Electrolux dishwasher when its thermistor sensor gets failed. For checking this error, you need to first remove the power supply from the dishwasher and check the circuit wiring for the fault. If there is a fault in wiring, you need to replace the sensor. 

4- Error 03 

Wash motor failure is the error 03 of Electrolux dishwasher. For inspecting the error, you need to check the wiring of the wash motor. You also need to check the pump for blockage if there’s any. Clear out the pump if it’s blocked or replace the wash motor if there is an issue in the wiring. 

5- Error 04

In Electrolux dishwasher error code 04, the upper fan of the dishwasher fails. For solving this problem, you need to remove the dishwasher from the power supply, and check is there is an issue in the wiring of the upper fan. If you find out the issue, replace the fan. 

6- Error 05

Error 05 of the Electrolux dishwasher occurs due to the failure of the upper vent. Turn off the power supply and thoroughly check the wiring of the fan vent for faults and replace the vent if needed. 

7- Error 06

Error 06 in the Electrolux dishwasher happens when the lower fan of the dishwasher fails. In this problem, first, remove the power supply and then check for the faults in wiring. Replace the lower fan.

8- Error 07

If the drain valve of your Electrolux dishwasher fails, error 07 occurs. Turn off the dishwasher and make sure to remove the electric supply. Check the wiring and if there is a minimal fault, get it repaired otherwise replace it. 

9- Error 08

Error 08 occurs when the user interface control fails in your Electrolux dishwasher. This may happen when one of the switches on the user interface is damaged and you need to repair it or replace it right away to continue using your dishwasher. 

10-Error 09

Error 09 in an Electrolux dishwasher occurs when there is some communication failure in the interface control and the control board. For checking the fault, you need to first switch off the dishwasher and check for wiring issues if there are any. Repair or replace the interface control and even the control board too if the problem prolongs. 

Furthermore, we have also covered resetting other machines & gadgets on hifibeast.


How can I protect the dish-ware in my dishwasher?

While you are using the Electrolux dishwasher, you don’t need to worry much about the protection of your dish-ware. However, using Electrolux makes it simpler for you to provide protection to the dish-ware with a sure-2 fit racking system. This racking system is a perfectly versatile system and using it, you can place about 180 items at once in the dishwasher without having a fear of them getting damaged. 

How to clean my Electrolux dishwasher?

There are simple steps and guidelines to follow to keep your Electrolux dishwasher clean and safe:

– Wipe out the external surface of the dishwasher with a soft cloth dabbed in the mixture of detergent and water. Rinse it and dry. 

– To clean the stainless steel door of your dishwasher, use a dishcloth dabbed in hot soapy water and cleans it thoroughly. Don’t use any type of harsh cleaners for cleaning your dishwasher. 

– Use a nonabrasive cloth for cleaning the interior of the dishwasher. 

Why is there water left at my dishwasher’s bottom?

At the end of the cycle, it’s normal for the dishwashers to have water left at their bottom. However, if the water is too much, then there might be a problem in the drainage of the dishwasher and you need to check for it for the faults. Make sure that the drain is completely clean so that no water is left at the bottom after the cycle completes.
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