Technicians for dishwashers Frigidaire generally excel in diagnosing issues accurately. However, there was one instance where a drainage problem was initially misdiagnosed as a faulty pump, leading to an unnecessary part replacement and additional costs. Improved diagnostic checks could prevent such errors.
i10: Low Water Level
The dishwasher has detected a low water level, which could indicate a problem with the inlet valve, water supply, or the machine’s water detection system.
i20, i40, iF0: Drain Issues
These codes suggest that there’s an issue with the drainage system, such as a blockage in the drain or the filter, or a problem with the drain pump.
i30: Bottom Pan Leak
The dishwasher has detected a leak in the bottom pan. This can activate the unit’s anti-flooding system, stopping the dishwasher from functioning.
i50: Drain or Wash Motor Issue
There’s a problem with the drain or the wash motor. The motor might not start or could be malfunctioning during operation.
i60: Water Heating Issue
The dishwasher is having trouble heating the water. This could be due to a faulty heating element or thermostat.
iC0: Electronic Control System Problem
There’s an issue with the electronic control system of the dishwasher. This can be a result of a faulty control board or a bad connection.
UO: Vent Open
The dishwasher has detected that the vent is open. This might be due to a vent assembly issue or a faulty fan motor.
UF: Fan Failure
The fan motor is not functioning properly or has failed.
ER: Membrane Switch Failure
There’s a potential problem with the touch pad or the ribbon connector that connects it to the control board.
CE: Configuration Error
The dishwasher is having a problem with its configuration. This could be due to a mismatch between the control board and the user interface.
dP: Drain Pump Error
There’s a problem with the dishwasher’s drain pump, which could be a mechanical issue or an electrical fault.
HO: Heating Delayed
There is a delay in the water heating process, which might be due to the heater taking longer than usual to reach the desired temperature or issues with the thermostat.
LO: Low Rinse Aid
The rinse aid level in the dishwasher is low and needs to be refilled for optimal dish drying results.
PF: Power Failure
The dishwasher has experienced a power interruption. This can occur if there’s a brief power outage or if the appliance was unplugged.
RA: Rinse Aid Reagent Error
The dishwasher’s rinse aid dispenser might be malfunctioning or the sensor detecting the rinse aid level is not working correctly.
Sd: Detergent Dispenser Error
The detergent dispenser is either not opening properly during the wash cycle or there’s an issue with the dispenser’s sensor.
tU: Turbidity Sensor Failure
The turbidity sensor, which measures the cleanliness of the wash water, is malfunctioning. This could affect the dishwasher’s cleaning performance.
CL: Door Close Issue
The dishwasher door isn’t closed properly, or the door latch isn’t engaging as it should.
FL: Door Lock Error
The dishwasher is having problems locking the door, which could be a mechanical issue with the latch or a sensor malfunction.
hs: Hall Sensor Error
The hall sensor, which monitors the speed and direction of the motor, is not functioning properly.
SA: Software Version Mismatch
The dishwasher’s control board software version does not match its configuration. This may require a technician’s attention or a firmware update.
rE: Memory Reset Error
The dishwasher’s internal memory has been reset. This can be due to a power surge or a glitch in the system.
FL: Water Valve Failure
The dishwasher’s water inlet valve is not functioning properly, affecting water flow into the appliance.
FH: Flow Meter Issue
The flow meter, which measures the amount of water entering the dishwasher, is malfunctioning or not providing accurate readings.
FE: Overfill Error
The dishwasher has detected more water than expected, which could lead to leaks or operational issues. This might be due to a faulty float switch or inlet valve.
LE: Leak Detected
The dishwasher’s leak sensor has detected moisture or a leak in the base of the appliance. Address this immediately to prevent potential water damage.
UE: Door Unlock Error
The dishwasher door isn’t unlocking properly, indicating an issue with the locking mechanism or a sensor.
SR: Spray Arm Error
The dishwasher’s spray arms are not rotating or functioning as they should. This could be due to blockages, wear and tear, or motor issues.
RE: Rinse Error
There’s an issue with the rinse cycle, possibly due to water temperature inconsistencies, sensor malfunctions, or detergent issues.
SE: System Error
The dishwasher’s control system has detected a general error, which might require a full system reset or technician intervention.
SL: Salt Refill Alert
The dishwasher’s salt reservoir needs refilling, vital for softening the water in hard water areas to enhance cleaning performance.
AE: Aeration Error
There’s an issue with the aeration system, affecting the dishwasher’s water efficiency during cycles.
CE: Circulation Error
The circulation pump, responsible for moving water through the dishwasher, is malfunctioning or not working at optimal levels.
TE: Temperature Sensor Fault
The dishwasher’s temperature sensor is not providing accurate readings or is malfunctioning, affecting the water heating process.
EE: EEPROM Error
The EEPROM (Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory) on the control board has encountered an error, affecting the dishwasher’s settings and cycles.
BE: Button Error
A specific button on the control panel is stuck or not responding, which could be due to wear, damage, or a connection issue.
NE: No Water Error
The dishwasher is unable to fill with water, possibly because of a closed water tap, blocked inlet valve, or kinked hose.
OE: Outlet Error
The dishwasher is having trouble draining water, which could be due to a blocked drain hose, clogged filter, or faulty drain pump.
PE: Pressure Sensor Error
The water pressure sensor is malfunctioning, which could impact the dishwasher’s ability to fill or drain efficiently.
UE: Unbalance Error
The dishwasher has detected an imbalance, possibly due to uneven loading or a mechanical issue that affects its stability during operation.