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SMEG Dishwasher Error Codes

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If you own a SMEG dishwasher and are experiencing problems, please take a look at our extensive error code guide below to help you find out what the problem is.  

Smeg dishwashers usually come with 3 different types of displays: 

  • Fully integrated dishwashers with displays 
  • LED display dishwashers 
  • 3 button with LCD display 

Each of these types of dishwashers have a different type of error code which are listed and explained below in order. 

Fully integrated dishwashers with display

Error Code Fault Description
E2 Overfill detected
E3 Not heating
E4 Thermistor disconnected or o/c
E5 No water fill
E6 Heating detected with no water present
E7 Not draining
E8 Read error, rest and try again
E9 Pause in test programme, not a fault code

LED Display Dishwashers

Error Code Fault Description
E1 1st flashing, 5th lit Flood protection system activated
E2 2nd flashing, 5th lit Safety pressure switch activated
E3 1st, 2nd flashing, 5th lit No heat in the time allowed
E4 3rd flashing, 5th lit Temperature sensor fault
E5 1st, 3rd flashing, 5th lit No fill
E6 2nd, 3rd flashing, 5th lit No drain in the time allowed
E7 1st, 2nd, 3rd flashing Flowmeter detected when not fitted reset required
E9 Same code as E1

3 Button with LCD Display Dishwashers

Error Code Explanation
E1 Overfill detected This will abort the current program
E2 Water level. This will abort the current program
E3 Not heating. This will abort the current program
E4 Temperature probe of thermostat failure
E5 No fill. This will not cause the machine to halt. To reset, open and close the door or press start.
E7 No drain This will not cause the machine to halt. To reset, open and close the door or press start.
E9 Same as E2

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