Hotpoint Ariston dishwasher error codes and faults Diagnostic fault finding

by / Thursday, 31 March 2016 / Published in Dishwasher

Dishwasher Error codes

 

 

 

 

When your dishwasher doesn't work you normally get an error code, you may just think it has flashing lights but on most machines they mean something, these are called error codes and are designed in a way to help an engineer or you find the fault with the dishwasher. this article is on  Ariston, Creda, Hotpoint which is made by the Merloni group, The fault codes may be similar. we have added a load of videos at the bottom to help you with your repairs when you work out the problem that you may have . please remember to support our site by shopping for your spare parts with us.

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher error codes

all models of dishwasher have different types of facial panel, whether you have free standing, slimline or integrated dishwasher the error codes may show in a different way, i have include some examples to give you a guideline and will explain more in the videos.

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F01

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

 

Anti-flood sensor fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: OFF
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: OFF

Action: We recommend you check for leaks

F02

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Water fill solenoid valve, impeller jug or water chamber failure

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: OFF
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: OFF

Action: We recommend you check that water is going to the dishwasher, the valve is working correctly, the impeller jug is functioning correctly, also check the water chamber has no restrictions on the flow rate, if the dishwasher cant fill in the correct amount of time the you will get an error.

F03

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Water drain failure/ timeout pump problem

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: OFF

Action: We recommend you check for blockages in the system and if fitted to your sink unit there may be a restriction there. Debri in the pump housing, faulty pump

F04

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Thermostat fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: OFF
  • LED 2: OFF
  • LED 3: ON
  • LED 4: OFF

Action: We recommend you check wiring connection and thermostat

F06

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Water fill timeout fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: OFF
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: ON
  • LED 4: OFF

Action: Please check that the water supply is present and of sufficient pressure, also that the tap is fully on and that the fill hose is not restricted or kinked. Check that water is going to the dishwasher, the valve is working correctly, the impeller jug is functioning correctly, also check the water chamber has no restrictions on the flow rate, if the dishwasher cant fill in the correct amount of time the you will get an error.

F07

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Water turbine damaged or fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: ON
  • LED 4: OFF

Action: Replace water turbine (impeller jug)

F08

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Temperature timeout fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: OFF
  • LED 2: OFF
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: ON

Action: We recommend you check heating system element, thermostat, ntc sensor

F09

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Software error fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: OFF
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: ON

Action: this is a fault with the board and normally need reprograming or replacing

F10

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Heating element fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: OFF
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: ON

Action: We recommend you check the element and replace if faulty see our videos on this.

F11

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Wash pump motor failure

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: OFF
  • LED 4: ON

Action: We recommend you check the motor and replace if it is faulty. also check the capacitor for the motor if fitted. sometimes the motor can seize due to the seal on the main pump failing.

F12

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Main board & Display communication error fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: OFF
  • LED 2: OFF
  • LED 3: ON
  • LED 4: ON

Action: We recommend you check the wiring for loose connections or you may have faulty board.

F13

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Main board fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: OFF
  • LED 3: ON
  • LED 4: ON

Action: We recommend you check the wiring for loose connections or you may have faulty board.

F15

Hotpoint & Ariston Dishwasher Error code

Virtual sensor error fault

Issue: The LED lights on your dishwasher are displaying in the following sequence

  • LED 1: ON
  • LED 2: ON
  • LED 3: ON
  • LED 4: ON




44 Responses to “Hotpoint Ariston dishwasher error codes and faults Diagnostic fault finding”

  1. hope says : Reply

    hey
    i have the model LFF8P112 Ariston ..it dosent work probably it work in minutes instead working hour and half
    and i dont know how to fix it ..pleeeeaaasss help

  2. Alin says : Reply

    Hi,
    I have an Ariston dishwasher (model LST 114 HA) . The led 1 is on and the led 3 is on, what would mean the error F05, but this error is not described above. What is the F05 error ? Thank you.

  3. Geoff says : Reply

    I have an Ariston dishwasher ldf 12m5 x which has an F13 error code on the display, it sometimes goes all the way through a cycle, but 8 times out of 10 it stops.

    Thanks for any assistance you can provide.

    Geoff.

  4. Leesa says : Reply

    Hi I have an Ariston LFF8M132 dishwasher that is showing a F15 error . How can I fix it ..thanks

  5. Roy New says : Reply

    Good morning.

    I have a Hotpoint Dishwasher.

    Green lights 1& 4 are flashing?

    Assistance please.

    Thanking you.

    Roy.

  6. christine says : Reply

    the dishwasher goes on fill with water sounds like its going through the cycle then 5mins in goes off and all lights go off….Model Ariston LS1 45/50

  7. KURDISH says : Reply

    I have ARISTON DISHWASHER FOR 8 YEARS .WHEN TURN ON AFTER 1 MINUTE THE CODE A- 4 FLASHING

  8. brambor says : Reply

    Thanks for this site i can repair my dishwasher. Thank for your work

  9. Simon Gilbert says : Reply

    once cycle is completed , sounds like the pump is still going ,, does not stop when all water is drained ,,,I suspect signal to pump that all water is gone is not being received ,, any ideas ?

  10. Athena says : Reply

    Ariston Dishwasher model LFF8M122 does not power up. Could it be a fuse?

  11. David Porter says : Reply

    My hotpoint integrated dishwasher has been put on a no 7 programme. I note the machine after approx 70 minutes has made a noise and sent the programme to number 3 Why is this ?

  12. David Porter says : Reply

    My hotpoint integrated dishwasher has been put on a no 7 programme. I note the machine after approx 70 minutes has made a noise and sent the programme to number 3 Why is this The Model number is LFT 228 A

  13. Magdy says : Reply

    I have Ariston Dishwasher , I got the message “No water Open tab”
    the solenoid valve is tested separably and it is working,
    no power arrives the solenoid valve

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