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Before you call for service

Please read the following pages before you call for service.

Your washer is capable of diagnosing its own problems. If your washer gives a musical series of beeps every 5 seconds it is telling you that it has a problem which you can solve using the checklist below. 

Your washer sounds a musical series of beeps* every 5 seconds and displays a user warning on the screen:

Problem

Displayed As

What to do

The washer is not getting any hot water. 
  • Hot water supply is not hot enough to maintain the wash temperature you have selected. Select a lower wash temperature.
  • Inlet hose filters may be blocked and should be cleaned or replaced.
  • There may be a kink in the hose. Undo the hose to remove the kink, and reattach. Damaged hoses should be replaced.
  • Ensure hot tap has been turned on.
  • Check inlet hoses are connected to the correct taps.
The washer is not getting any cold water. 
  • Ensure cold tap has been turned on.
  • Inlet hose filters may be blocked and should be cleaned or replaced.
  • There may be a kink in the hose. Undo the hose to remove the kink, and reattach. Damaged hoses should be replaced.
  • Check inlet hoses are connected to the correct taps.
  • Cold water temperature exceeds recommended limits (refer to ‘Installation instructions – Water supply’).
  • The flow rate of the supply water is too slow. Refer to a registered plumber for advice.
The washer is not getting any water.
  • Ensure taps have been turned on.
  • Inlet hose filters may be blocked and should be cleaned or replaced.
  • There may be a kink in the hose. Undo the hose to remove the kink, and reattach. Damaged hoses should be replaced.
  • The drain hose is too low or the drain hose is pushed into the standpipe too far and the water is siphoning out of the washer (refer to ‘Installation instructions – Drain hose’).
  • The flow rate of the supply water is too slow. Refer to a registered plumber for advice.
The washer is out of balance.
The washer has too many suds. 
  • The washer has a suds build-up (too much detergent may have been used for the amount of soil in the load). Wait for suds to dissolve (about 20 min). Rinse clothes using a deep rinse.
  • Check the standpipe height does not exceed 1200 mm.
  • If the symptom persists, call your Fisher & Paykel dealer or Fisher & Paykel trained and supported service technician.
The lid can't lock or the lid is open. 
The washer is overloaded. 
  • The washer is overloaded and can not agitate. Ensure the washer is stationary. Remove items until the remaining ones can move freely.
  • Select a higher water level.
The washer has stopped. 
  • The power was cut to the washer. The washer will restart automatically. No action is required.
The washer has stopped. 
  • The  or ‘POWER’  button was touched and the washer was inactive for 3 minutes. The washer will automatically drain to a safe level. Touch any button to stop autodraining then touch  to resume the wash cycle.
The Washer is on but the display is blank.  
  • The washer was unattended without starting a cycle for a period of time. Touch ‘POWER’  to activate.

* The beeps are the same sound your washer makes when you turn it on at the wall.

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