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Hisense Dishwasher Not Working (How to Fix/Reset)

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You load dishes into the dishwasher and walk expecting to return and have clean dishes. But when you return, the dishes are not clean. Why is the Hisense dishwasher not working?

If the Hisense dishwasher is not working, make sure the door is fully closed. Check the main tap water to make sure it is open. Make sure the Start Delay or Child Lock features have not been selected. Check the circuit breaker to see if the circuit tripped. Make sure the wall outlet is working.

It is very stressful when the dishwasher does not work. A working dishwasher lets us have time back in our day that would normally be spent standing over the sink. If your Hisense dishwasher is not working or is not working properly, this article will help you troubleshoot the issue.

Oftentimes the reason why the dishwasher is not working properly is because of something simple. For example, not removing food from dishes before they are placed in the dishwasher will result in food becoming trapped either at the drain pump site or in the drain hose itself.

If you live in an area of hard water, the mineral buildup within the water line and the spray arm can affect how the dishwasher performs. Regularly inspecting the dishwasher and maintaining it will ensure your dishwasher lasts for several years.

Hisense Dishwasher Won’t Drain

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The dishwasher runs the full cycle but when you open the door, there is water sitting at the bottom. Why will the Hisense dishwasher not drain?

The Hisense dishwasher won’t drain if the drainage pump is blocked. Open the coarse and fine filters. Remove the drainage pump stop. Turn the pump wheel by hand and remove any items blocking the pump.

It can be scary when you see water sitting in the bottom of your dishwasher but it’s no reason to panic. Oftentimes the fix is a simple one.

The dishwasher relies on a good drainage system to remove water. If there is a clog or kink in the drain hose, the water cannot drain out of the dishwasher. If food or other debris is blocking the drain pump itself, water will remain in the dishwasher.

The dishwasher will not drain if it is not level. If the dishwasher has been moved, use a level to see if the dishwasher is level. You can adjust the dishwasher’s level by twisting the feet underneath the dishwasher.

Depending on the location of your dishwasher, you may need to pull the dishwasher out from the cabinet. Tilt the dishwasher to gain access to the two front feet. The rear foot is located in the center.

Adjust the feet by either screwing or unscrewing the 2 front feet to the desired height. The rear foot can be adjusted by adjusting the screw in the middle, centrally located at the bottom front of the dishwasher.

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Hisense Dishwasher Keeps Beeping

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Does your Hisense dishwasher keep beeping? The reason why this is happening could be due to a simple problem.

If the Hisense dishwasher keeps beeping, make sure the door is securely shut before starting a wash cycle. Inspect the spray arms to make sure they can rotate freely. The dishwasher will also beep if there is no detergent.

There are a variety of reasons why a Hisense will beep. The beeps are how the dishwasher communicates when something needs attention.

A common reason for the dishwasher to beep continuously is if the dishwasher has experienced a surge in electricity. The surge in electricity will overwhelm the dishwasher’s control board.

Unplugging the dishwasher for 10 minutes will allow the excess electricity to drain off. Plug the dishwasher back in and see if the beeping has stopped.

Float Switch

A safety feature on Hisense dishwashers is the float switch. This switch sits at the bottom of the dishwasher and monitors the water level. When the water level gets too high, the sensors will start beeping.

Anti-Flood Device

The anti-flood device is another safety feature on dishwashers. When water is detected in the basin underneath the dishwasher, the dishwasher will beep to alert you to the problem.

In order to remove the excess water, the dishwasher needs to be pulled out from the cabinet and tilted back. Once the excess water is removed, inspect the drain hose, drain pump, and filter to see why the water has overflowed into the basin and was not drained out.

30-Second Beep

This type of beep is the most common. When the dishwasher door has been opened during the wash cycle or if the door is not latched, the dishwasher will beep for 30 seconds. Simply closing the door will stop the beeping.

Reed Sensors

Reed sensors are positioned on the end of the spray arm. Inside the spray arm is a magnet. As the spray arm moves, the magnet passes the sensors. If the spray arm’s become jammed or otherwise impeded and are not making the rotation at a set speed, the sensors will start beeping.

Hisense Dishwasher Door Keeps Opening

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You close the dishwasher door only to hear it open again. You close it again and it opens, again. Why does the Hisense dishwasher door keep opening?

If the Hisense dishwasher door keeps opening, clean the door seal removing any food or other debris that is preventing the door from getting a tight seal. Inspect the seal for holes or cracks. Wipe down the door, seal, and face of the dishwasher where the seal rests.

There are several components to the door that must all work in order for the door to function properly.

Door Latch

The door latch is how the dishwasher’s computer signals that the door is closed and ready for the wash cycle. If the latch is dirty with food or hard water buildup, this can prevent the door from latching and staying closed.

The latch can also easily become bent or broken by forcibly closing the dishwasher door. If the latch is bent or broken, the door will not only not close but you will not be able to run the dishwasher. A bent or broken latch will need to be replaced.

Strike Plate

The strike plate is what the door latch inserts into. The small plate is held in place by screws. You can loosen the screws to realign the plate. If the strike plate is plastic and has cracks, the plate will need to be replaced.

Another reason why a strike plate would be misaligned is if the dishwasher is unlevel. This is more common with newly installed dishwashers.

You can adjust the level of the dishwasher by pulling the dishwasher out from the cabinet and adjusting the two feet located in the front bottom. Keeping the dishwasher level will also help to prevent a host of other problems.

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Hisense Dishwasher Door Will Not Close

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You keep shutting the dishwasher door and it keeps opening. Why will the Hisense dishwasher not close?

If the Hisense dishwasher will not close, make sure the dish racks are positioned correctly. Dish racks that protrude out of the dishwasher will block the door. Dishes that are stacked incorrectly, too high, or too tightly, can prevent the dish racks from sliding back in place.

Dishwasher doors are not complicated but they do have several working parts that all need to work together. Here are the most common culprits when the dishwasher door will not close.

Door Latch

The door latch is what keeps the door closed, holding it tightly in place so the dishwasher can safely run each cycle. If the door is closed too forcibly, the latch can become misaligned and the door will not close.

Door Spring

Door springs are what allow the dishwasher door to open and close smoothly. If a spring is out of place or damaged, the door will be prevented from closing. Inspect each spring for signs of damage such as bent springs, rust, gaps, or any other deformities.

Door Gasket

The door gasket, or rubber seal, along the edge of the door, gives the dishwasher door its watertight seal. If the seal is damaged, it will prevent the door from closing completely.

Hisense Dishwasher Turns On But Won’t Start

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The lights on the dishwasher control panel are on but nothing is happening. Why does the Hisense dishwasher turn but won’t start?

If the Hisense dishwasher turns on but won’t start, make sure the door is securely closed and latched. Inspect the rubber seal along the door to make sure there is no food or other debris preventing the door from having a tight seal.

The rubber seal along the dishwasher door is often overlooked when we are inspecting the dishwasher door. Wear rubber gloves and use a soft cloth to clean along the inside of the seal.

Delay Wash

The Delay Wash setting lets you choose when you want the dishwasher to start. This is a great feature to use if you want the dishwasher to run during the middle of the night and you don’t want to get out of bed just to start the dishwasher.

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If pressing the Rinse buttons reveals a time for the delayed start but the dishwasher doesn’t start at that time, you can cancel the delayed start.

Press and hold the cycle button initially chosen until the dishwasher beeps. The delay start has been cleared out and the dishwasher should respond to new commands.

Child Lock

A safety feature of Hisense dishwashers is the Child Lock. When the Child Lock is engaged, the dishwasher has power, but it will not turn on. All of the buttons on the control panel will be disabled.

Depending on your model of Hisense dishwasher, you will either press the Child Lock button to disengage the feature or there is a sequence of buttons to press. Consult your User’s Manual to see how your model of Hisense dishwasher works.

Hisense Dishwasher Not Turning On

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When you press the start button on the dishwasher you expect to hear water running. But that’s not happening. Why is the Hisense dishwasher not turning on?

If the Hisense dishwasher is not turning on, make sure the dishwasher is receiving adequate power. Plug a small lamp or other appliance into the same outlet and see if it works. Check the circuit breaker to see if the breaker has tripped.

Power supply issues are the most common reason why a dishwasher will not turn on. If you have verified there is adequate power being supplied there are some other areas to troubleshoot. These areas may require a professional to make the repair but at least you will know where to start.

Control Panel

The control panel is the brain of the dishwasher. All the commands chosen are sent from the control panel to the correlating part. If the control panel is defective, the commands are not sent out.

Start Switch

The start switch itself could be the problem. If the wires connecting the switch to the control board have become loose, the dishwasher will not start.

Timer Control

The timer control is how each cycle knows when to start and stop. If the timer is defective, the dishwasher will not start.

Motor Start Relay

The motor start relay is similar to the gunshot at the beginning of a race, signaling for runners to start running. If the relay never sends that signal, the dishwasher will not start the signal from the control panel to start.

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Hisense Dishwasher Not Drying/Heating

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You open the dishwasher door expecting to get a burst of steam in your face but there’s nothing. The dishes are clean but they are not dry. Why is the Hisense dishwasher not drying/heating?

If your Hisense dishwasher is not drying/heating, the heating element could be defective. Inspect the heating element for signs of damage or burned-out areas. Use a multimeter tool to test the element for continuity.

Newer dishwashers may not have a heating element at the bottom of the dishwasher. Many newer models use a heated rinse at the end of the cycle. The dishes are coated with hot water and then the cool, stainless steel interior draws the water off the dishes.

This method of drying works but it doesn’t work the same on all dishes. Plastic dishes will not get completely dry. Condensation drying also poses a problem if you are in the habit of stacking too many dishes in the dishwasher.

Depending on the model of the Hisense dishwasher you have, the heated rinse cycle may not automatically start at the end of the wash cycle. You will have to manually press the heated rinse button.

Another way to help your dishwasher dry the dishes better is by using a rinse aid. A rinse aid has ingredients that help water roll off the dishes.

Hisense Dishwasher Not Cleaning Properly

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Dishwashers are designed to efficiently clean our dishes. So then why is the Hisense dishwasher not cleaning properly?

If the Hisense dishwasher is not cleaning properly, the interior of your dishwasher may be dirty. Pour 3 cups of distilled white vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher. Run a full wash cycle. The vinegar and hot water will remove hard water, soap scum, and other food bits.

Newer models of dishwashers have a removable filter that collects food and other debris so it does not become trapped in the drain pump or hose. Remove the filter and wash it with warm soapy water. Use a brush to remove any food that is stuck on the filter.

Clogged Spray Arm

The spray arm rotates as it sprays water. The tiny holes on the arm can become clogged, reducing water pressure or preventing water from coming out at all. Use a toothpick to unclog the holes.

If the spray arm has hard water buildup, use a cleaner designed to remove calcium and other hard minerals. Scrub the arm with a brush and rinse with warm water.

Soap Dispenser

The soap dispenser is supposed to release its latch so the soap can be dispensed during the wash cycle. If the latch to the dispenser is jammed, the door will not open.

The most common reason for a jammed soap dispenser is food debris. Use a mixture of hot water and vinegar to clean the dispenser.

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Water Pressure

Low water pressure can also prevent the dishwasher from doing its job of cleaning the dishes well. Make sure the water valve the dishwasher is connected to is open wide enough. If other faucets in the home seem to have lower than normal pressure, call a licensed plumber to address the issue.

How To Reset Hisense Dishwasher Back To Factory Settings

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You’ve tried all of the suggestions given and your dishwasher is still not working correctly. Sometimes the best thing to do is reset the dishwasher.

Resetting the dishwasher will restore its original factory settings. Any saved settings or preferences will be deleted but resetting the dishwasher will also remove any glitches in the software or stuck commands.

To reset a Hisense dishwasher back to factory settings, unplug the dishwasher from its power source or turn off the breaker. Let the dishwasher reset without power for at least 5 minutes. Plug the dishwasher back in or flip the breaker back on. Run a test cycle.

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