Fisher Paykel  Dishwasher  Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Fisher & Paykel dishwasher. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for dishwashers, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find dishwasher replacement parts

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
F1 Water leak detected Shut off power to the dishwasher and remove the drawer(s). Check the lid seal, hoses and heater plate seal for leaks. Replace any leaking components.
Lid seal, hoses, heater plate seal
F2 Motor failure Check for an obstruction in the rotor. Remove any obstruction and check motor operation. Replace the motor if damaged. Shut off power to the dishwasher and check the motor wiring connections. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged.
Motor, wire harness
F3 Water temperature too hot (above 185 F) Shut off power to the dishwasher and check the heating element. Replace the heating element if damaged. If the heating element is okay, then the electronic control heater relay likely is stuck. Replace the electronic control.
Heating element, electronic control
F4 Water temperature not increasing Shut off power to the dishwasher and check the wiring connections on the heating element. If the wiring is ok, replace the heating element.
Heating element
F9 Electronic control failure Shut off power to the dishwasher for 30 seconds and then restore power. If the code returns after restore power, replace the electronic control.
Electronic control

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