Dacor dishwasher getting an error code? Here is a list of all error/fault codes for Dacor dishwashers. The error codes that display on your Dacor dishwasher are informing you the problems or the problem part that is causing the fault. Knowing what the error code means will assist you in troubleshooting which part to clean, repair, or replace. NOTE: There are different error codes for different Dacor dishwashers, be sure you are checking the model number of your dishwasher in conjunction with error code chart.
The below error codes are for Dacor Model Dishwashers ID24, ED24SCH, ED24SCP, ED24SBK, ED24SBR, PD24, MDV24S and MDH24S.
Dacor Dishwasher Error F2 = Dishwasher keeps filling – Water inlet valve does not close
What To Check & How To Fix = Disconnect power to the dishwasher. If the dishwasher keeps filling with water then replace the water inlet valve. If the water stops filling when power is disconnected then replace the electronic control board.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Water Inlet Valve – Electronic Control Board
Dacor Dishwasher Error F3 = Dishwasher takes long to fill – Water inlet valve has low water pressure
What To Check & How To Fix = If the water supply valve for the dishwasher is open and the dishwasher still fills with water, you need to turn the water supply off. Disconnect power to the dishwasher and disconnect the water fill line. Check to see if the filter screen in the water inlet valve is blocked with debris. If you find blockage in the filter then replace the water inlet valve. Be sure the wiring on the water inlet valve are not damaged and secure. If the dishwasher water inlet valve does not open when the machine calls for water then replace the water inlet valve.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Water Inlet Valve
Dacor Dishwasher Error F4 = Signal from the water pressure switch is not present – No signal
What To Check & How To Fix = Disconnect power to the dishwasher. Remove the lower panel and check wire harnesses on the water pressure switch to be sure the connections are secure. If you find the wiring harness to be damaged then replace it. Replace the water pressure switch if you find the wire connections and wire harness to be in good condition.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Water Pressure Switch – Wire Harness
Dacor Dishwasher Error F5 = Faulty electronic control board
What To Check & How To Fix = Disconnect power to the dishwasher for 5 minutes to attempt to reset the control board. If error code F5 appears after restoring power then replace the control board.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Electronic Control Board
Dacor Dishwasher Error F9 = Heater fail
What To Check & How To Fix = Examine the inline flow through the heater.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Heater
Dacor Dishwasher Error F11 = (Not listed in database for Dacor dishwashers)
Dacor Dishwasher Error DRAIN FAULT
3 long beeps and red light flashes = Dishwasher has failed to drain
What To Check & How To Fix = Press the Cancel button 2 times to reset dishwasher. If the 3 long beeps and red light flashing error code is still present, check to see if there is a blockage in the sink drain. Disconnect power to the dishwasher and remove any blockages from the dishwasher drain hose and the drain pump. If the drain hose is damaged then replace it. If the drain pump is faulty then replace it.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Drain Hose – Drain Pump
Dacor Dishwasher Error WATER IN BASE PAN
Wash cycle ceases and 3 long beeps are heard, the drain pump runs, floor guard LED illuminates, red light under the door stays illuminated = Water in the base pan, water leak
What To Check & How To Fix = Disconnect power to the dishwasher. Take the lower access panel off and check dishwasher components at bottom to find the water leak. Remove and replace any parts that are leaking. Remove any water that is in the base pan of the dishwasher.
Parts To Check Or Needed For Repair = Dishwasher Parts or Components at Bottom of Dishwasher
For MDW24 Dacor Model Dishwashers
Display Shows Error CL = Close & Lock Door
Display Shows 01 to 04 = Hour Time Delay Before Start
Display Shows Error CF = Clean The Filters
Display Shows Error LO = Low Liquid in the Rinse Aid Dispenser
Display Shows Error PF = Power Failure
Display Shows Error HO = Water Heating Delay
For ED, ID, PD and MD24 Dacor Model Dishwashers
Display Shows Error F1 = Drain Pump Fault/Error
Display Shows Error F2 = Water Inlet Valve Fault/Error
Display Shows Error F3 = Installation Fault/Error
Display Shows Error F4 = Water Pressure Switch Fault/Error
Display Shows Error F9 = Heater Fault/Error
Display Is Blank – 3 Alarm Beeps = Drain Pump Fault/Error
For EDW and IDW Dacor Model Dishwashers
Display Shows Error F1 = Inlet Valve Error/Fault
Display Shows Error F2 = Circulation Pump Error/Fault
Display Shows Error F3 = Electrical Heater Error/Fault
Display Shows Error F4 = Drain Pump Error/Fault
Display Shows Error F5 = Air Flow Fan Error/Fault
Display Shows Error F6 = Controller Error/Fault
Display Shows Error F9 = Water Pressure Sensor Error/Fault
The error codes on this page are for Dacor dishwashers: DDWF24, IDW, ID24, ED24SCH, ED24SCP, ED24SBK, ED24SBR, PD24, MDV24S, MDH24S, ID30, ED30SCH, ED30SCP, ED30SBK & ED30SBR. (24″ and 30″ Models).
How to enter into Factory Test Mode – Dacor Dishwashers:
To Enter the FTM:
1. Press the SECURE key for three (3) seconds. Then press the SECURE key again for three (3) seconds to exit the secure mode.
2. Press DELAY and SANI RINSE keys simultaneously to start the factory test mode.
3. Close the dishwasher door. Be sure to close the detergent dispenser prior to initiating the FTM to check for proper operation.
4. All LED’s on the dishwasher will turn ON for about 15 seconds then turn off.
5. The factory test will begin. Use the timing chart below for expected operation timing of the component in question.
The Dacor Appliance Technical Diagnostic Quick Reference Guide is here in .pdf format.
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