20 Most Recent Bosch 18 in. SRS45E02 / SRS45E08 Exxcel Slim-Line Free-standing Dishwasher Questions & Answers


Frigidaire dishwashers can lose their pump prime and will not fill with water if there is no priming water in the bottom of the unit. To solve this, add several quarts of water to the unit. Let it settle down in the bottom until it stops going down. Start the washer and you will hear this water pump out of the drain and the unit will now fill with fresh water.

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Apr 13, 2019


It's either an intake valve just where the hose meets the machine or a bad pump.

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on May 23, 2014


can any1 help me, my bosch unit is not filling up but the fan in the drain keeps running iv tried draining all water out of unit giving a shake but is not working, I pulled the panel off the side and held down this red piece like a float valve and then the unit filled up but would not complete cycle, any suggestions

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Sep 28, 2013


hey can any1 help me I have a bosch automatic, when I turn the unit on the little fan in the bottom keeps spinning and no water enters the unit, iv drained all the water out of the unit cleaned the drain checked to make sure water is getting to the unit then I pulled the panel off the side and held down this red piece like a float valve down and it then fills with water, but its not completing a cycle, any advice what could be wrong?

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Sep 28, 2013


Check the drain pump.If this is fail then you have water inside and the programm never ends.

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Sep 14, 2013


How about a malfunctioning/defective fill control valve?

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Sep 08, 2012


Hello, How long has your dishwasher been do this? Have you washed dish's in it? Also, these German made dishwasher run on less than 2 1/2 gallons of water. These German manufactured dishwasher machines run really quite. Because of the German water conservancies laws. They limit the amount of water dishwasher and washing machine can use. Also, there is no storage hot water system in there homes, it on demand hot water. You can't hear the motor running and about the only thing one can hear is maybe the water washing the dishes.


Now, the water at the bottom of the dishwasher, if the drain isn't connected up under is the sink drain and trap area or the garbage disposable in the sink. but some place lower on the drain pipe. You will not have a spiffing effect on the the bottom of the dishwasher, it the same with washing machines. One the discharge pump starts sucking air, it will not drain the dishwasher. The siffen effect works if the water is below the outlet for the drain. Example: Home owner have the new washing running and continue fill with water. Why, because the drain pipe end is below the the bottom of the washing machine tub. It fill up with water and siffen action continues emptying the tube will it still filling. One heck of a water bill.

GB...stewbison

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Aug 25, 2011

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