AEG Dishwasher Error Codes

The AEG brand has been in existence for more than a century. It was found by a talented engineer named Emil Rathenau.  In 1883, he originated the production of electric lamps. The company got its name (Allgemeine Elektricitäts Gesellschaft) in 1887. Enterprise made a great contribution in German electrification development. And already in 1889, the first electrical appliances were presented at the international exhibition in Berlin.

Nowadays the AEG brand is well-known around the globe for its perfect reputation and high quality of products, which are considered to be functional and very reliable. Developers pay a special attention to goods` ergonomics and design. The principal staff develops the company and tries to improve the out-turn using the latest technical developments and innovations.

Dishwashers are one of the brand’s products. But even such a contemporary and durable machine may suddenly be broken. In this case, repair works are necessary. In this section, you may find out the error codes AEG dishwashers. This information will help you to determine the cause of damage and let you know how to repair it.

AEG Lavamat Triathlon 60820 Dishwasher Error Codes

SymptomPossible CauseSolution
The programme indicator for the selected programme is flashing and the WATER indicator is illuminated: there is no water running into the dishwasher.Tap is blocked or furred with lime-scale.Clean tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
Fault code C2 is displayed on the multidisplay. The programme indicator for the selected wash programme is flashing.The sink outlet is blocked.Clean the sink outlet.
The water drain hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
Fault code C3 is displayed on the multidisplay.The leak prevention system has been triggered.Close the tap and contact your local AEG Sevice Force Centre.
The FILTER indicator is illuminated.The FILTER indicator is only intended to remind you to check the filter in the dishwasher from time to time and, if necessary, to clean it. It illuminates at regular intervals, independent of the amount of soiling of the filter.The indicator goes out automatically on the start of the next wash programme.

AEG OKO Favorit 54750 VI Dishwasher Error Codes

Fault codePossible causeRemedy
"RINSE & HOLD" and "NORMAL 65°" indicator lights are flashingThe water tap is closed.Open the water tap.
The mains water supply has been cut off.Wait for the supply to be restored.
The inlet hose may be squashed or bent.Reposition correctly the hose.
The inlet hose may be blocked.Switch off the water supply and clean the filter.
"INTENSIVE 70°" and "NORMAL 65°" indicator lights are flashingThe drain hose may be squashed or bent. The drain hose extension is not correct.Reposition correctly the drain hose. Follow the instructions for connecting to the waste.
The sink may be blocked.Clear any blockages.
"NORMAL 65°" indicator light is flashingProtection against flooding is active.Close the water tap and contact the Service Force Centre.
Other indicator lights or combinations of indicator lights are flashingGeneralOpen the door, switch off the dishwasher, switch back on and start a wash programme. If the fault code reappears contact the Service Force Centre.

AEG OKO Favorit 6281 Dishwasher Error Codes

MalfunctionPossible CauseRemedy
The programme indicator for the selected programme is flashing and the indicator is illuminated: there is no water running into the dishwasher.Tap is closed.Open tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting at the water inlet valve is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
Fault code C2 is displayed on the multidisplay. The programme indicator for the selected wash programme is flashing.The siphon is blocked.Clean siphon.
The water drain hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
Fault code C3 is displayed on the multidisplay.The leak prevention system has been triggered.Close the tap and contact customer service.
The indicator is illuminated.The indicator is only intended to remind you to check the filter in the dishwasher from time to time and, if necessary, to clean it. It illuminates at regular intervals, independent of the amount of soiling of the filter.The indicator goes out automatically on the start of the next wash programme.

AEG 55750 Dishwasher Error Codes

Error CodesPossible causes
AWater tap closed, inlet hose filter blocked
CDrain hose, coarse or fine strainer or sink trap blocked
EWater pressure too low, water tap not completely opened, inlet hose or inlet new filter is blocked, machine losing water.
E2Call AEG Service force
HCall AEG Service force
LCall AEG Service force

AEG OKO Favorit 8080 Dishwasher Error Codes

ProblemCause/Solution
Message SPRAY ARM is lit and an acoustic signal can be heard.- One or both spray arms are not rotating freely. Re-arrange the crockery.
Message WATER is lit and flashing. Water inlet is blocked.- Is the water tap open?
- Is the mesh in the pipe connection to the water tap blocked up? if necessary, clean the mesh.
- Is the water inlet hose kinked? Check pipe connection.(See section "Connection")
A continuous tone (Aqua-Alarm) can be heard even when machine is switched off.- the flood protection system has activated When in operation the fault message F3 appear in the multi display.
First close the water tap, then pull out the power plug. In case of hard-wiring: turn off the electricity supply, remove the fuse and disconnect. Telephone AEG Customer Service Department to register the fault.
The multidisplay shows a fault message, e.g. FO... F8 or FR. The illuminated words next to the pressed programme key is flashing. One or more of the programme stage lights is illuminated or is flashing on the programme progress display.- In case of fault message F2: see (*) below
- In case of all other fault displays: note the fault message and which lights are illuminated and telephone the Customer Service Department.
If the fault message causes the programme to stop, press the programme but ton key next to the flashing light The programme will then continue to the end and the water will be pumped out of the machine.
The multidisplay shows (*) Fault F2, the illuminated programme name is flashing, the programme stops, DRYING is lit up and flashing on the programme progress display. Water outlet is blocked.- Is the drain hose kinked? Check pipe connection.
- Is the drain hose correctly installed? (See section "Connection")
- Is the sink trap blocked up? If necessary, clean sink trap.
Message FILTER is lit- the filters on the bottom of the dishwasher are soiled. (See section “Cleaning the Filters’’).
Message DOOR is lit- The door is not properly closed. Close door fully.
The dishes are not being cleaned- have you selected a programme which is suitable for the type of dishes and their level of soilage? (See section “Programme Guide")
- have you loaded the dishes so that the water sprays reach all the items? The crockery baskets should not be overloaded (See section “Loading the dishes")
- Were the spray arms blocked by crockery or cutlery?
- Please note: the upper spray arm tilts when not in use. This allows all the water to drip out. In operation, it automatically runs in a horizontal position.
- Are all filters in the filter assembly clean? Are all the filters correctly positioned? (See section “Cleaning the Filters")
- Have you added the correct amount of detergent? (See section "Refilling Dishwasher Detergent")
- Is the outlet pipe correctly installed? (See section "Connection”)
- Is there still salt in the salt container? Without salt, the water is not softened. Water hardness greater than 4o Clarke can lead to calcium formation on the dishes (See section "Refilling Salt”)
- Is the water softening unit adjusted to the local water hardness? (See section "Setting the Water Softening Unit")

AEG OKO Favorit 80800 Dishwasher Error Codes

  • If the multi-display shows the fault code C2 or if the display WATER (WATER; EAU), DOOR (DEUR; PORTE) or SPRAY ARM (SPROIEARM; BRAS) lights up, you may be able to remedy the fault yourself. After remedying the fault C2 and the fault with the display WATER (WATER; EAU), press the button of the started washing program. The wash program continues. If the fault code is displayed again, contact customer service.
  • For all other faults that are indicated, please contact customer service stating the fault code.
MalfunctionPossible CauseRemedy
The programme display of the selected programme flashes, the display WATER (WATER; EAU) lights up and a constantly repeated warning tone can be heard. No water runs into the dishwasher.Tap is blocked or furred with lime-scale.Clean tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting at the water inlet valve is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
The programme display of the selected programme flashes, the multidisplay shows the fault code and constantly repeated warning tones can be heard.The siphon is blocked.Clean the siphon.
The water drain hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
The multidisplay shows the fault code and constantly repeated warning tones can be heard.The anti-flood system has been triggered.Close the tap and contact customer service.
During a washing programme, the display SPRAY ARM (SPROIEARM; BRAS) lights up and a longer warning tone can be heard at the same time.The middle spray arm is jammed.Open the door carefully. Hot steam can escape when the door is opened. There is a risk of scalding! Arrange the dishes and cutlery in the bottom basket so that the middle spray arm can rotate freely. Close the dishwasher door.
The display DOOR (DEUR; PORTE) lights up.The door of the dishwasher is open.Close the dishwasher door.
The FILTER (ZEFF; FILTRE) display lights up.The FILTER display is only intended to remind you to check the filters in the dishwasher from time to time and to clean them when necessary. It lights up at regular intervals, irrespective of the cleanliness of the filters.The indicator goes out automatically on the start of the next wash programme.

AEG OKO Favorit 64800 Dishwasher Error Codes

An audible signal informs you that an alarm has been activated, in the display appears one of the following flashing alarms: AL1 – AL2 – AL3 – AL4 – AL5 – AL6 – AL7 and the indicator light of the phase under way is flashing. They are indicative of a fault in the dishwasher that you can probably rectify yourself.

  • press the On/Off pushbutton to switch the dishwasher off
  • open the door and carry out the following suggested corrective actions.
Fault codePossible causeRemedy
"Open door" indicator light flashesThe door has not been properly closed.Close the door.
"Water tap" indicator light flashes and/or alarm AL5The water tap is closed.Open the water tap.
The mains water supply has been cut off.
The inlet hose may be squashed or bent.Reposition correctly the hose.
The inlet hose may be blocked.Switch off the water supply and clean the filter.
Alarm AL6The drain hose may be squashed or bent. The drain hose extension is not correct.Reposition correctly the drain hose. Follow the instructions for connecting to the waste.
The sink may be blocked.Clear any blockages.
Alarm AL4Protection against flooding is active.Close the water tap and contact the Service Centre.
Alarms AL1-AL2-AL3-AL7-AL8GeneralOpen the door, switch off the dishwasher, switch back on and start a wash programme. If the fault code reappears contact the Service Centre.

AEG OKO Favorit 5270I Dishwasher Error Codes

  • If the  or  indicator on the program progress display is flashing, you can probably rectify the fault yourself. After rectifying an  or  fault, press the button for the wash program that has been started. The wash program continues. If the fault is displayed again, contact customer service.
  • If indicators for other program steps on the program progress display are flashing, please contact customer service and state the fault indicated.
MalfunctionPossible CauseRemedy
on the programme progress display is flashing: no water is running into the dishwasher.Tap is closed.Open tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting at the water inlet valve is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
on the programme progress display is flashing.The siphon is blocked.Clean siphon.
The water drain hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
and on the programme progress display are flashing simultaneously.The leak prevention system has been triggered.Close the tap and contact customer service.

AEG OKO Favorit 4270 Dishwasher Error Codes

  • If the END or DRYING indicator on the program progress display is flashing, you can probably rectify the fault yourself. After rectifying an END or DRYING fault, press the button for the wash program that has been started. The wash program continues. If the fault is displayed again, contact customer service.
  • If indicators for other program steps on the program progress display are flashing, please contact customer service and state the fault indicated.
MalfunctionPossible CauseRemedy
END on the programme progress display is flashing: no water is running into the dishwasher.Tap is blocked or furred with lime-scale.Clean tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting at the water inlet valve is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
DRYING on the programme progress display is flashing.The siphon is blocked.Clean siphon.
The water drain hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
END and DRYING on the programme progress display are flashing simultaneously.The leak prevention system has been triggered.Close the tap and contact customer service.

AEG GS60BF221 Dishwasher Error Codes

Error CodesCause
- The appliance does not fill with water.
- The appliance does not drain the water.
- The anti-flood device is on.

AEG Favorit F89088VI-S Dishwasher Error Codes

FAULT DESCRIPTION
E1Acquastop failure
The anti-flooding system has tripped (only for models fitted with this feature). Activates in case of water leaks. Contact the technical assistance service.
E2Safety level
The system limiting the water level in the dishwasher has tripped. Interrupt the current program. Switch off the dishwasher, switch it back on again, program a new cycle and press start. If the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E3Water heating malfunction
The water is not heated or is incorrectly heated. Repeat the washing program; if the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E4Water temperature monitoring malfunction
Interrupt the current program. Switch off the dishwasher, switch it back on again, program a new cycle and press start. If the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E5Water intake malfunction
The appliance does not take in water or does so incorrectly. Make sure the water connections are correct, that the water supply tap is open and that the filter is not clogged. If the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E6Water pump-out malfunction
The appliance does not pump out the water or does so incorrectly. Make sure the drain hose is not kinked or crushed and that the siphon and filters are not clogged. If the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E 7Turbine flow-regulator malfunction
(only for models fitted with this feature) The appliance is unable to precisely measure the quantity of incoming water. Interrupt the current program and switch off the dishwasher. Switch it back on again, program a new cycle and press start. If the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E8Alternate washing system malfunction
Interrupt the current program and switch off the dishwasher. Switch it back on again, program a new cycle and press start. If the problem persists, contact the technical assistance service.
E9Water intake system malfunction
Contact the technical assistance service.

If an alarm situation occurs, the dishwasher interrupts the current program and signals the fault.

  • Alarms E1, E2, E3, E4, E8, E9 immediately terminate the current program.
  • Alarms E5, E6 interrupt the current program and, after the problem has been eliminated, resume the cycle.
  • Alarm E7 is displayed at the end of the cycle which, however, is completed given that it does not jeopardize the operation of the dishwasher.

To “reset” an alarm: open or close the door, or switch the appliance on and back off again. At this point, the dishwasher can be programmed again.

AEG Favorit 88080 Dishwasher Error Codes

MalfunctionPossible causeRemedy
1 short warning tone, continuously repeated, can be heard, in the display: OPEN THE TAP
Water tap is blocked with limescale or faulty.Check the water tap and have it repaired if necessary.
The tap is turned off.Turn the tap on.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting on the tap is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
Filters in the base of the washing compartment are blocked.Abort the dishwashing cycle (see section: Starting a dishwashing cycle); clean filters (see section: Cleaning the filters).
Water inflow hose has not been correctly positioned.Check the position of the hose.
2 short warning tones, continuously repeated, can be heard, in the display: DRAIN BLOCKED (There is water in the dishwasher’s internal dispenser)The sink outlet is blocked.Clean out sink outlet.
Water drain hose has not been correctly positioned.Check the position of the hose.
3 short warning tones, continuously repeated, can be heard, in the display: SERVICE CODE
The anti-flood system has been triggered.First shut off the water tap, then switch off the appliance and contact the Customer Care Department.
1 long warning tone can be heard, in the display: SPRAYARM BLOCKED
The top basket spray arm is blocked.Open the door carefully. Hot steam may escape when the door is opened. There is a risk of scalding. Arrange the dishes and cutlery in the baskets so that the spray arm above can rotate freely. Close the dishwasher door.
In the display: PLEASE CLOSE DOORThe door of the dishwasher is open.Close the dishwasher door.
The cycle is not starting.The mains plug is not plugged in.Plug in mains plug.
A fuse in the house's wiring system is defective.Replace fuse.
For dishwasher models with a delay start timer: A start time has been selected.If the dishes are to be washed immediately, cancel the delay start.

AEG Favorit Active AA Dishwasher Error Codes

  • If the top or middle light in the display is flashing you can probably rectify the fault yourself. Once the fault has been rectified press the ON/OFF button. The wash program will continue. If the fault is displayed again, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre.
  • If other lights flash in the multi-display, please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre stating which fault indicator is flashing.
Symptom:Possible CauseSolution
The top light in the multi-display is flashing.

There is no water entering the dishwasher.
Tap is blocked or furred with lime-scale.Clean tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
The middle light is flashing in the multi-display.
The sink outlet is blocked.Clean the sink outlet.
The water drain hose is not correctly laid.Check hose installation.
The top and the middle light are flashing in the multi-display.
The anti-flood system has been triggered.Close the tap and contact your local AEG Sevice Force Centre.

AEG Favorit 55502VIO Dishwasher Error Codes

Problem and alarm codePossible solution
The appliance does not fill with water.
The display shows i10
Make sure that the water tap is open.
Make sure that the pressure of the water supply is not too low. For this information, contact your local water authority.
Make sure that the water tap is not clogged.
Make sure that the filter in the inlet hose is not clogged. Make sure that the inlet hose has no kinks or bends.
The appliance does not drain the water.
The display shows i20
Make sure that the sink spigot is not clogged.
Make sure that the drain hose has no kinks or bends.
The anti-flood device is on.
The display shows i30
Close the water tap and contact an Authorized Service Centre.

AEG Favorit 85060 VI Dishwasher Error Codes

If your appliance is equipped with an optical floor signal, in the event of an error a dot-shaped optical signal will flash on the floor.

Errors will only be indicated acoustically if the acoustic signal has been activated.

If, as listed in the table below, any of the indicators in the control panel or the display panel are flashing or are illuminated, and/or if an acoustic signal can be heard, you can probably rectify the fault yourself.

MalfunctionPossible causeRemedy
One continuously repeated warning tone can be heard; the cycle indicator for the selected cycle is flashing: The WATER indicator is continuously illuminated; error code i10 is displayed in the multi-display: There is no water running into the dishwasher.The tap is blocked or furred with lime-scale.Clean tap.
The tap is turned off.Turn the tap on.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting at the water inlet valve is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
Filters in the base of the washing compartment are blocked.Press the button for the commenced dishwashing cycle;
then abort the dishwashing cycle (see chapter: Starting a dishwashing cycle);
Clean out the filters. (See chapter: Cleaning the filters)
The water inlet hose has not been correctly laid.Check hose installation.
Two short continuously repeated warning tones can be heard, the cycle indicator for the selected dishwashing cycle is flashing, error code i20 du is displayed in the multi-display.The siphon is blocked.Clean out siphon.
The water drain hose has not been correctly laid.Check hose installation.
Three short continuously repeated warning tones can be heard, error code i30 is displayed in the multi-display.The leak prevention system has been triggered.Turn off the tap and contact customer service.

AEG Favorit 35080I Dishwasher Error Codes

If while the appliance is operating indicators on the control panel flash or are lit up as described in the following table, please consult this to find out how to remedy the fault.

After remedying the fault that is flashing in the first or second rhythm in the program progress display, press the start-button. The cycle will continue.

In the case of other fault messages:

  • Cancel the dishwashing cycle.
  • Switch the appliance off and on again.
  • Select dishwashing cycle.

If the fault is displayed again, please contact the Customer Care Department and inform them of the fault message.

MalfunctionPossible causeRemedy
The indicator for the end of the dishwashing cycle is flashing in rhythm 1 short light signal with approx. 3 second pause in-between: (Problems with water inlet)The tap is blocked or furred with limescale.Clean tap.
The tap is turned off.Turn on the tap.
The filter (where present) in the threaded hose fitting on the tap is blocked.Clean the filter in the threaded hose fitting.
Filters in the base of the washing compartment are blocked.Cancel the dishwashing cycle (see section: Starting a dishwashing cycle); clean filters (see section: Cleaning the filters).
Water inlet hose has not been correctly positioned.Check hose installation.
The indicator for the end of the dishwashing cycle is flashing in rhythm 2 short light signals one after another. (there is water in the dishwasher's internal tank).The spigot is blocked.Clean the spigot.
Water drain hose has not been correctly positioned.Check hose installation.
The indicator for the end of the dishwashing cycle is flashing in rhythm 3 short light signals one after another.The anti-flood system has been triggered.Turn off the tap and contact the Customer Care Department.

AEG Favorit 34032 Dishwasher Error Codes

MalfunctionFault codePossible causePossible solution
The appliance does not fill with water.• The light of the programme in progress flashes.
• The end-of-programme indicator light flashes 1 time.

The water tap is blocked or is furred with limescale.Clean the water tap.
The water pressure is too low.Contact your local water authority.
The water tap is closed.Open the water tap.
The filter in the water inlet hose is blocked.Clean the filter.
The connection of the water inlet hose is not correct.Make sure that the connection is correct.
The water inlet hose is damaged.Make sure that the water inlet hose has no damages.
The appliance does not drain the water.• The light of the programme in progress flashes.
• The end-of-programme indicator light flashes 2 times.

There is a blockage in the sink spigot.Clean the sink spigot.
The connection of the water drain hose is not correct.Make sure that the connection is correct.
The water drain hose is damaged.Make sure that the water drain hose has no damages.
The anti-flood device operates.• The light of the programme in progress flashes.
• The end-of-programme indicator light flashes 3 times.

Close the water tap and contact the service centre.
The programme does not start.The appliance door is open.Close the door correctly.
The mains plug is not connected in.Put in the mains plug.
Blow out fuse in the household fuse box.Replace the fuse.
The delay start is set.If you want to cancel the delay start, refer to 'Select and start a washing programme'.

AEG Dishwashers with Five Lights Error Codes

Error codesCauseSolution
No lights litDishwasher has no power.Check dishwasher is switched on, mains power, fuse. Possible PCB or wiring issue.
First light flashing
Dishwasher not filled sufficiently with water (within five minutes of programme start).
Second light flashing
Pressure switch/sensor not detecting water.Check for leaks and that filter isn’t blocked.
Third light flashing
Temperature sensor error detected. Water too hot or too cold.Faulty thermostat.
Fourth light flashing
Water not reaching required temperature (within 45 minutes of programme start).
Fifth light flashingDishwasher not draining.
Fourth and fifth lights flashing
The dishwasher motor is blocked, seized or stuck.Power supply problem, wiring fault, pump jammed.