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I have a hotpoint dishwasher,model ULTIMA SUPER SILENT and

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I have a hotpoint dishwasher,model ULTIMA SUPER SILENT and my grandchild messed
up the controls.It runs ok for about half the normal time and an unknown code comes on the screen and the water is not emptying. Help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Techdesk replied 2 years ago.
Hiya,
What code comes up on the screen?

Thanks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


something like el-035

Expert:  Techdesk replied 2 years ago.
Hiya,
OK, that's definitely not an error code.

What is the actual model number of the appliance please?

Thanks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


SDW80

Expert:  Techdesk replied 2 years ago.
Hiya,
Thanks for that.

We'll try it on the test program, see what comes up.


1. Ensure that the dishwasher is switched On and check that no programme is selected.
2. Press the Programme button (P) once.
3. Press the Stand-by button. The display will switch Off.
4. Immediately press the Stand-by button. The display will switch On.
5. Press the Programme button (P) once.
6. Press the Stand-by button. The display will switch Off.
7. Immediately press the Stand-by button. The display will switch On. The Pre-Wash and Drying symbols will be flashing.

Long Test
1. Press the Programme button (P) once. The Wash and Rinse symbols will be displayed.
2. Press the Start/Reset button. 'ROD' will be displayed and the test programme will be carried out.
3. At the end of the test, the buzzer sounds twice and 'END' is displayed. Pressing the (P) button will then enable the programmes to be selected as normal.

Try that and let me know what you find.

Thanks

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