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GE Dishwasher Error Codes

GE Dishwasher Error Code: C1

GE Dishwasher error code C1 can be an indicator of potential issues with your appliance. Here’s a detailed guide on what this error code means and how to address it:

1. Clean the Air Gap: The first step to take when you encounter error code C1 is to clean the air gap. The air gap is a device located next to your sink faucet and is an essential component in preventing wastewater from re-entering your dishwasher. To clean it:

  • Remove the top cap of the air gap.
  • Inspect it for any debris or blockages. Clean out any dirt or debris that may have accumulated.
  • Ensure the hoses connected to the air gap are clear and free from clogs.

2. Inspect and Reposition the Hose: Error code C1 may also be triggered by issues with the hose connected to your dishwasher. Here’s what to do:

  • Check the hose for any kinks, bends, or blockages that could restrict the flow of water. Straighten the hose if necessary.
  • Ensure that the hose is properly connected to both the dishwasher and the air gap.
  • Look for any signs of wear or damage on the hose. If you notice any, consider replacing it to prevent future issues.

3. Run the Disposer: Sometimes, the error code C1 can be resolved by running the disposer to clean it out. Your dishwasher is connected to the disposer, and if it becomes clogged or has food debris stuck in it, it can lead to drainage issues. Run the disposer to clear any blockages and ensure smooth water flow.

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