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Bosch Dishwasher Error Codes

Bosch Dishwasher Error code E26

When your Bosch dishwasher displays error code E26, it indicates a diverter motor fault. This can be a source of concern, but fear not, as we will delve into this issue, offering you insights on how to diagnose and potentially resolve it.

Understanding the Diverter Motor:

The diverter motor in your Bosch dishwasher plays a crucial role in directing water flow during different cycles. It ensures that water is efficiently distributed to clean your dishes effectively. When the diverter motor encounters problems, it can lead to error code E26.

Steps to Diagnose Error Code E26:

  1. Check the Diverter Valve: The first step is to examine the diverter valve, which is responsible for directing water. Ensure that it is not obstructed by debris or foreign objects. If you find any obstructions, remove them carefully.
  2. Inspect for Damage: Examine the diverter motor and its wiring for any visible signs of damage or wear. Loose connections or damaged components can lead to this error.
  3. Reset the Dishwasher: Sometimes, error codes can be triggered by minor glitches. Try resetting your Bosch dishwasher by turning it off, unplugging it for a few minutes, and then plugging it back in.

Resolving Error Code E26:

If you’ve checked the diverter valve and the motor, and the error persists, it’s advisable to seek professional assistance. The diverter motor and related components can be complex to repair, and a skilled technician will ensure a thorough diagnosis and efficient resolution.

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