Problem with dishwasher...
could also be a problem with the plug - maybe a loose wire causing a trip
If your dishwasher isn't properly earthed then that can cause the circuit breaker to trip. Try it in a different socket, ideally if you can plug it into a socket that runs off a different circuit breaker then try that.
Otherwise, if it's a year old then I assume it's under warranty...
Does yours have a heating element in it? Ours did and when it burnt though that tripped the switch. Though after a year it shouldn't have happened
Your plugs and sockets are all designed to cope with the voltage and current loading of domestic appliances. Otheise they would be fitted with different means of connection. If your dishwasher is causing your consumer unit to trip you have an associated electrical fault. This could be in the plug - contacts get warm and anneal the copper connections inside which can means a loose fitting fuse, this can also happen inside the socket, also could be inside the washer.
Your consumer unit is working well thankfully, it's not great to have to pay an electrician but better safe than sorry you could end up with a fire or worse still a live casing which could electrocute
Im an electrician and DF3 has pretty much summed it up. If it has a heating element in it the likelihood is that the element has burnt out and the lack of resistance is causing the breaker to trip.
Get the warranty out.
Dishwashers are notoriously difficult to fix as the parts are difficult to gain access to without the right tools. Manufacturers often fit screws with unorthodox heads on them so you have to have one of their "engineers" out to be repaired. Sneaky sods.
N.B They've never been engineers in their life, it's just that hotpoint or zanussi or whoever made the machine call them engineers so as to justify the massive cost of getting someone out to repair the machine.
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