Hobart Dishwasher Error Codes

/ Commercial Dishwashers, Troubleshooting / July 17

Hobart Dishwasher Error Codes

Hobart manufacturers a wide variety of commercial kitchen equipment. Their dishwashers are some the best in the foodservice industry, cleaning everything from plates and glassware quickly and thoroughly. If you see a code displaying on the machine’s screen, don’t worry. Below is a list of common Hobart dishwasher error codes, so you can identify the issue and correct it immediately.

Codes by Model:


LXi & AM Select Dishwasher Display Codes

Below are common error codes that display on Hobart LXi and AM Select Dishwashers:


  • E0, E2, E3 & E4 – This appears if the machine isn’t filling or filling high enough. When any of these codes display, the unit won’t run. Check out our troubleshooting guide for possible causes.

  • E5 – The E5 code displays if the machine isn’t draining properly. Check out our troubleshooting guide for possible causes.

  • E6 – If this code appear, contact an authorized Hobart service agent for assistance.

  • CL/Pr – This displays if the machine is filling too high or leaking from the door. This could be brought on by an unleveled unit, dirty water level probes or leaking from the fill solenoid valve.

  • P1, P2 or P3 flashing – If any of these codes flash and a wrench icon lights up, contact an authorized Hobart service agent for assistance.

LXe Dishwasher Display Codes

Below are common error codes that display on Hobart LXe Dishwashers:


  • Door Open – This appears when the machine’s door is ajar.

  • WASH ARM ALERT – The code displays if the wash arm is obstructed or clogged. Follow the instructions on the screen to resolve the issue.

  • LOW RINSE TEMP – If there is low rinse temperature on two second consecutive cycles, this code will appear on third cycle. The machine will continue running but have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • LOW RINSE TEMP / Check Water Input – If low rinse temperature occurs for 10 consecutive cycles, this error message will display. The machine will continue running but have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • WASH TEMP SENSOR – The error message displays if the wash temperature probe is out of range. The machine will continue running but have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • BOOSTER TEMP SENSOR – This appears if the booster temperature probe is out of range. The machine will continue running but have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • RINSE TEMP SENSOR – The code displays if the rinse temperature probe is out of range. The machine will continue running but have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • FILL ERROR – When the machine times out before it fills completely, this error code appears. Check out our troubleshooting guide for possible causes. The unit will stop running and only power down. Have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • DRAIN ERROR – If the water level in the dishwasher won’t come up, this error displays. The machine will stop running and only power down. Have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • SUMP LEVEL SENSOR – The code displays if the sump pressure switch is out of range. The machine will stop running and only power down. Have it services by an authorized service agent.

  • BOOSTER LEVEL SENSOR – This appears if the booster pressure switch is out of range. The machine will stop running and only power down. Have it services by an authorized service agent.

CL & CLe Series Dishwasher Display Codes

Below are common codes that display on Hobart CL and Cle Series Dishwashers:


  • Door(s) Open – This displays if one or both doors are open. Close all inspection doors.

  • Clear Conveyor Jam – The code appears if there is a jam. Remove the rack from the machine. Then, press START and rerun the rack.

  • Probe Err – TANK – Check if the lower float assembly in the displayed tank isn’t visibly damaged and that the proper amount of water is covering the lower float in the tank.

  • Probe Error – FnlRns Make sure the supply water valve to the rinse booster is open.

Check out our collection of Hobart manuals for more help. Contact an authorized service agent for repair help and additional assistance.


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