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Test Program & 100 Bit control card fitting

Ariston Dishwasher

AFA370X

Depending on the version of 100 bit card fitted to your machine there are two variations of setting up the test procedure, but to start either test the following sequence must be carried out rapidly

 

First Method

  1. Make sure the machine is empty of water and the door is closed,then RESET the dishwasher.
  2. Leave it SET on the Firts program for 30 seconds
  3. Switch the dishwasher ON and turn the control knob from 1 to program 2.
  4. Switch the dishwasher OFF and turn the knob back to 1
  5. Switch the dishwasher ON and turn the control knob from 1 to program 3
  6. Switch the dishwasher OFF and turn the knob back to 1
  7. Switch the dishwasher ON and LEDs 1 and 4 will flash simultaneously for 5 seconds
  8. If you now select program 2 the short test will begin after about 6 seconds
  9. By selecting program 3 will start the long test after 6 seconds

 

Second Method

  1. Make sure the machine is empty of water and the door is closed,then switch it OFF and wait for 30 seconds
  2. Switch the machine ON with the ON/OFF button and turn the control knob to the first position and switch it OFF.
  3. Wait for 10 seconds and switch the machine ON with the ON/OFF button and turn the control knob to.the second position then switch it OFF
  4. Wait for 10 seconds and switch the machine ON with the ON/OFF button and LEDs 1 and 4 will be on
  5. If you now select program 2 the short test will begin after about 6 seconds
  6. By selecting program 3 will start the long test after 6 seconds

 

 

 

Test No:
(Short Test)Lasts approximately 5 minutes
Test No:
(Long Test)Lasts approximately 15 minutes
1
Fill to Level
1
Fill to level, circulate and heat to temp (55°C)
2
Circulation
2
Drain
3
Heat
3
Fill and Circulate
4
Dispenser operated
4
Dispense rinse aid
5
Regenerate
5
Circulate
6
Half Load
6
Regenerate
7
Drain
7
Drain, then fill and stop
8
Drying
 
9
Fill and Stop
 

If a fault is detected the machine will display a Fault code check it against our data base to find out what it means or if there is no fault the 2nd and 3rd LEDs will flash to indicate the test program has finished

Turn the selector dial to RESET to exit the program


Cancel factory test

On fitting a 100 bit control card it could automaticaly go into a factory test cycle. The following procedure will eliminate this test cycle. All these actions must be carried out quickly.

  1. Close the door and switch the dishwasher on
  2. Two LEDs will flash, this is to indicate the test cycle has started
  3. Leave the door closed and switch the dishwasher OFF...
  4. Wait for exactly 15 seconds then switch the dishwasher ON
  5. If you hold the RESET button untill you hear 3 bleeps, this will reset the test cycle

Prior to fitting new card

If you think the timer card is faulty, first check the earth efficiency on each of the components, because low earth resistance would cause a number of different errors to show. Amongst them could be:

  • The fact that none of the LEDs light up during a program
  • Any number of different fault codes
  • The inability to reset the factory test cycle on a new card
  • The dishwasher won’t start