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Dishwashers has poor washing results


  • Food, grease or sauce residue remaining after a cycle
  • Overall poor performance of the dishwasher
Applies to
  • Integrated dishwasher
  • Freestanding dishwasher

1. Check whether the filters are clean.

You can find information on cleaning and maintenance in the user manual. 

2. Remove all food particles residing on the dishes before loading them into the dishwasher.

3. Wipe obvious soiling from seals and wash chamber with warm water.

4. Use regularly a specific cleaning product for dishwashers. Follow carefully the instructions on the packaging of the product.

5. Ensure items are correctly loaded into dedicated basket positions

For more information refer to article How to load and unload the dishwasher?

6. Select a program appropriate to the load type and degree of soiling

For more information refer to your user manual.

7. Use good quality detergent, salt and rinse aid products.

8. Contact an Authorized Service Centre

If the above suggestions did not solve the problem, we recommend requesting a visit by a service engineer.