Dishwasher salt consumption is too high

Last updated 30/09/2020 07:45

Issue

  • Salt consumption being too high
  • Dishwasher consumes too much salt

Applies to

  • integrated dishwasher
  • freestanding dishwasher

Resolution

1. Ensure that the cover has a seal and is fitted correctly on the salt dispenser

2. Check that the softening unit is set correctly according to the hardness of your water

Refer to the user manual for more information on how to set the hardness of the water correctly. Download user manual

Water hardness table

German degrees

(°dH)

French degrees

(°fH)

mmol / l

Clarke degrees

Water softener level

47 - 50

84 - 90

8.4 - 9.0

58 - 63

10

43 - 46

76 - 83

7.6 - 8.3

53 - 57

9

37 - 42

65 - 75

6.5 - 7.5

46 - 52

8

29 - 36

51 - 64

5.1 - 6.4

36 - 45

7

23 - 28

40 - 50

4.0 - 5.0

28 - 35

6

19 - 22

33 - 39

3.3 - 3.9

23 - 27

5 factory setting

15 - 18

26 - 32

2.6 - 3.2

18 - 22

4

11 - 14

19 - 25

1.9 - 2.5

13 - 17

3

4 - 10

7 - 18

0.7 - 1.8

5 - 12

2

<4

<7

<0.7

< 5

1 do not use salt at this level


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