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Bosch Dishwasher Error Codes

Bosch Dishwasher Error code E06

Bosch dishwashers are renowned for their efficiency and performance, but occasionally, even these high-quality appliances can encounter issues. One common problem that Bosch dishwasher owners may face is Error Code E06. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the possible causes and solutions for Bosch Dishwasher Error Code E06 to help you get your dishwasher back in top working condition.

Understanding Bosch Dishwasher Error Code E06

Error Code E06 typically indicates two primary issues:

  1. Door Mechanism Failure: Depending on your Bosch dishwasher model, this error code may suggest that the dishwasher door is not closing or locking properly.
  2. Aqua Sensor Fault: In some cases, Error Code E06 can also be related to a fault in the aqua sensor, sometimes referred to as the turbidity sensor. The aqua sensor plays a crucial role in monitoring the quality of the water, ensuring it’s clean and not dirty.

Troubleshooting the Issues

Here’s a detailed breakdown of how to troubleshoot these problems:

1. Door Mechanism Failure:

  • Check Door Closure: Ensure that the dishwasher door is closing and locking correctly. If you notice any issues with the door’s closing mechanism, it may need to be adjusted or repaired.
  • Inspect Door Switch: The sensor switch that monitors the door’s status may be faulty. Check the door switch for any visible damage or signs of wear. If the switch is damaged, it will need to be replaced.
  • Main Control Board: If the door is closing and locking correctly, but the error code persists, it may be due to a fault in the main control board. Diagnosing and fixing control board issues often require the expertise of a Bosch technician.

2. Aqua Sensor Fault:

  • Locate the Aqua Sensor: The aqua sensor is responsible for monitoring the water quality within the dishwasher. It’s typically located on the circulation pump. To access and inspect the aqua sensor, you’ll need to dismantle the dishwasher. Be sure to disconnect the power supply before attempting any disassembly.
  • Clean the Sensor: Sometimes, the sensor can become dirty or obstructed, leading to inaccuracies in water quality measurement. Carefully clean the sensor, ensuring there is no residue or debris affecting its performance.
  • Replace the Sensor: If cleaning the sensor doesn’t resolve the issue, the aqua sensor may be faulty and need to be replaced. Replacement parts can be obtained from authorized Bosch service centers.

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