asko dishwasher f10 error

Wondering what Asko dishwasher F10 error means and what’s the solution. It’s easy!

Asko dishwashers are well-known for their efficiency, but they are also prone to many errors, as well as the F10 code. So, if you are experiencing the same error, keep reading this guide…

The F10 error code on the Asko dishwasher shows that there is too much water in the dishwasher’s sump.

However, you can easily clear the error by performing a thorough inspection of the draining and water supply components of your Asko dishwasher. 

Let’s unwrap more facts about the F10 error code! 

Asko F10 Error Dishwasher – Causes & Reasons!

asko f10 error dishwasher

If you see the F10 error code on your Asko dishwasher control panel, it means that the machine is overfilling with water, or that there is too much standing water in the sump.

There are a few known factors that cause the water to overfill and stand so let’s check them in a closer look.

  1. Clogged or kinked drain hose.
  2. Faulty or broken drain pump.
  3. Control board issues and bugs.
  4. Defective or faulty control board.
  5. Damaged pump impeller unit.
  6. Blocked air gap or faulty switch.

Now that we have identified the potential causes, let’s troubleshoot your Asko dishwasher!

Asko Dishwasher F10 Error? – Easy Fix Guide!

Try all the following ways to fix the F10 error code from your Asko dishwasher! 

1. Power Cycle Asko Dishwasher!

power cycle asko dishwasher

Typically, the control board of the dishwasher gets the glitches or malfunctions, then shows the F10 error code even if there is no actual problem.

So, the first thing you have to do is to power cycle your dishwasher, that’ll eventually clear any unreasonable error codes!

Here is how to reset the Asko dishwasher in easy steps:

  1. Unplug the dishwasher from the wall outlet.
  2. Wait for about 5 minutes for a power cycle.
  3. Plug the dishwasher back into a wall outlet.
  4. Run a wash cycle on the Asko dishwasher.

In case the F10 error is still appearing, continue reading the guide!

2. Unclog the Drain Hose!

unclog the drain hose

Overflow or standing water in the Asko dishwasher will cause the F10 error for certain, so the next thing you have to check is the drain hose.

When clogged or obstructed the water level will rise, the F10 error code will appear and soon enough the Asko dishwasher will start to leak.

Here is how to unclog the Asko dishwasher drain hose:

  1. Disconnect the Asko dishwasher from the power outlet
  2. Unscrew the dishwasher mounting screws to gain access.
  3. Gently grab and take out the dishwasher from the cabinet.
  4. Position the appliance in a way to get access to the back.
  5. Unscrew the rear panel of the dishwasher from the back.
  6. Locate the drain hose at the bottom of the dishwasher.
  7. Remove the hose and detach it from the sink or garbage disposal.
  8. Then run the warm water inside the drain hose to soften clogs.
  9. Use along and straight soft-bristled brush and scrub the hose.
Note: It’s important to ensure that the drain hose is not clogged before installing back!

3. Clear and Open the Air Gap!

clear and open the air gap

If the air gap on the sink is clogged or obstructed, the dishwasher water won’t be able to drain from the sink.

In those cases the error code F10 is guaranteed, as well as leaking from the bottom or from the top of the Asko dishwasher. 

Here is how to unclog the Asko dishwasher air gap:

  1. Look for the air gap from the top of your kitchen sink.
  2. Then hold the air gap cover and gently pull the cover out.
  3. Next, lift the air gap cover and clear away all the dirt.
  4. Use a straight soft bristle brush and insert it into the air gap.
  5. Move the brush up and down into the air gap to free the airway.
  6. When there is no blockage in the air gap, then close the cover.

In case that doesn’t help either, continue reading!

4. Inspect & Test the Drain Pump!

inspect & test the drain pump

If the Asko Dishwasher drain hose and air gap are clear but the F10 error is still coming, then the next step is to check and test the drain pump.

Usually, the F10 error appears when the pump is clogged, hence not draining the water but the pump might also be internally faulty.

Here is how to inspect the Asko dishwasher drain pump:

  1. Turn OFF the dishwasher power supply!
  2. Open the dishwasher door to acquire access.
  3. Then locate the disposal handle from the bottom.
  4. Rotate the disposal handle to the left side to take it out.
  5. Also, take out the filter from the bottom of the machine.
  6. Insert an old toothbrush into the pressure sensor hole.
  7. Move the brush to all sides for thorough cleaning.

Then take a syringe or hose and flow the water pressure directly into the hole.

Then remove all the dirty water from the dishwasher sump and run a wash cycle on the dishwasher for about 7 minutes to check whether error F10 will still appear. 

5. Inspect the Pump Impeller

inspect the pump impeller

Even if the drain pump in the Asko dishwasher is working, a clogged drain impeller can also restrict the water from draining, which in turn, causes the F10 error to appear.

To clear the error, simply inspect the drain impeller and free it from any obstructions.

Here is how to inspect the Asko dishwasher drain impeller:

  1. Turn off the Asko dishwasher power supply.
  2. Open the dishwasher door and take out the rack.
  3. Locate the drain impeller from the bottom side. 
  4. Info: Located in the tub below the spray arm. 
  5. Remove the impeller cover by using a screwdriver.
  6. Inspect the impeller for damage, cracks, or clogging.
  7. Then proceed accordingly:

✅ If the impeller is clogged, clean it by using a soft brush to remove any buildup.

✅ If the impeller is damaged or broken, you need to replace it.

Info: A replacement Asko pump impeller can be found and purchased online but consult with the product's user manual to verify the compatibility!

6. Inspect the Float Switch!

inspect the float switch

Another possibility is that the float switch in your Asko dishwasher is faulty or stuck and that it is unable to detect the correct level of water.

This ultimately leads to overfilling, dishwasher leaking and of course the F10 error as an indication of a fault. 

  • Simply inspect whether the float switch is obstructed!

Here is how to check the Asko dishwasher float switch

To begin with, be sure to turn off the Asko dishwasher, open the door and locate the switch on the bottom of the appliance.

Check the float switch for any debris, such as food particles or soap scum, and move the switch up and down to see if it moves freely or not.

Tip: In addition, you can also run a Continuity test with a Multimeter on the float switch to find out whether you would need a replacement or if the component is working fine.

7. Control Board Replacement

control board replacement

After trying all the above ways, if your Asko dishwasher is still giving you an F10 error code on the control panel, probably your dishwasher control board is defective.

If the machine’s warranty is over, you can replace the control board at home and clear the error code!

Here is how to replace the Asko dishwasher control board:

  1. Stop the Asko dishwasher electrical supply.
  2. Unscrew the top panel of the Asko dishwasher.
  3. Find the location of the dishwasher control board.
  4. Take a photo of the control board wire’s orientation.
  5. Then disconnect all connected wires from the board.
  6. Unscrew the control board assembly from the bracket.
  7. Set up the new control board in the same place.
  8. Reconnect all the wires back in the correct orientation.
  9. Reconnect the front panel of the Asko dishwasher.
  10. Turn on the power to the dishwasher and test.

In case the error code is still there is more to do…

Still Here?

In case the F10 error persists on the Asko dishwasher display and you are unsure of that what might cause this error, then it is best to contact Asko Support for more help.

In case your warranty is active, then it’s best to attempt and claim a free repair or a product replacement.

Quick Recap:

Whenever your Asko dishwasher F10 error appears, power cycle the appliance, and unclog the drain hose, and air gap.

If the error continues to persist, then check the drain pump, impeller, and float switch, or perform a control board replacement at home! Follow us for more!

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