The Siemen dishwasher is preset to start washing the dishes loaded onto the machine only after the door is completely closed. If the door is not locked correctly, your device will not operate well as needed. If the door is faulty, it will not be completely close, then the dishwasher controls will not obtain power, and it will not start.
Ways of identifying malfunction
Try to close the door or hatch completely. In reasonable condition, you should hear a typical click after closing the door. If you fail to hear such a sound, then it may be an indication that the door is not working as expected. This issue means that the dishwasher needs repair.
First, you should check the door and the door gasket to check for any crack, default, or high residue materials that could be hindering the door from sealing completely.
Experience indicates that several reasons, including: can cause breakdown
- Lock is faulty
- Broken guide
- Defective fixing tongue
Before the start of any repairs, make sure you have all the replacement parts. If any component has some physical defects, it cannot be repaired. Besides, look at the dishwasher and observe its behavior. First, you should try to clean the door gasket with a disinfectant. If you find any crack, you will most likely need to exchange it with a new gasket. Once the cause of the breakdown has been identified, take all the essential tools.
Founded on the nature of the malfunction, you will need to buy a guide as an additional requirement. You will also need to purchase a lock and a fixing tongue. If you lack the necessary equipment at home, it is advisable to buy them before starting the repair process.
Such faultiness is classified as simple. To repair the dishwasher, you need to use a bent screwdriver of a given size based on the elements of a particular model and a regular one.
For one to undertake repairs, you will need to do the following:
- Pull out the cover under which the clasps are hidden. In some instances, the bolts can be placed in a bulging place.
- Take off the bolts and pull out the door.
- Replace the faulty lock or a particular part of it
- Place the door at their right place and tighten it with bolts.
- Text the operation of the dishwasher