Program not starting and cycle indicator light flashing on dishwasher

Last updated 19/01/2022 09:18


  • Cycle indicator light is flashing on the dishwasher
  • Program not starting

Applies to

  • Built-in dishwasher
  • Freestanding dishwasher


Before starting the appliance always check:

  • The filters are clean and correctly installed. 
  • The cap of the salt container is tight. 
  • The spray arms are not clogged. 
  • There is enough salt and rinse aid (unless you use multi-tablets).
  • The arrangement of the items in the baskets is correct. 
  • The programme is suitable for the type of load and the degree of soil. 
  • The correct quantity of detergent is used.

If the dishwasher is flashing and the programme is still not starting:

  • Make sure that the mains plug is connected to the mains socket.
  • Make sure that there is no damaged fuse in the fuse box. 
  • Make sure that the appliance door is closed. 
  • If the delay start is set, cancel the setting or wait for the end of the countdown. 
  • The appliance recharges the resin inside the water softener. The duration of the procedure is approximately 5 minutes. The water softener removes minerals from the water supply, which would have a negative effect on the washing results and on the appliance. 


If the problem occurs persists, please contact an Authorised Service Centre 03445 610643

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