Fisher Paykel AquaSmart top-load washer error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Fisher Paykel AquaSmart top-load washer. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for washing machines, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your washer.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
21, 26, 27, 49, 50 or 246

Water inlet valve failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and reconnect any loose wires on the water inlet valve assembly. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wiring connections are okay, measure the resistance of the water inlet valves using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance of each water inlet valve is not 61 ohms, replace the water inlet valve assembly.

Possible parts
Water inlet valve assembly, Wire harness
38 or 39

Water level pressure transducer air tube failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and reconnect the water level pressure switch air tube. Replace the air tube if damaged.

Possible parts
Water level pressure switch air tube
58 or 68

Water level pressure transducer failure

Check/Repair

The water level pressure transducer is incorporated into the motor control module. Unplug the washer and replace the motor control module.

Possible parts
Motor control module
10, 41 or 237

Thermistor (water temperature sensor) failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and reconnect any loose wires in the thermistor circuit. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Measure the thermistor resistance using a volt/ohm meter. Replace the thermistor if resistance is not 12.5K ohms at 68 degrees F.

Possible parts
Thermistor, Wire harness
1, 57, 60, 107, 108, 112, 133,, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 230, 232, 233, 236, 243, 252 or 254,

Motor control module failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and replace the motor control module.

Possible parts
Motor control module
45, 46, 103, 104, 105, or 106

Display module failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and replace the display module.

Possible parts
Display module
234, 235, 238, or 239

Lid lock is defective

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and reconnect any loose wires on the lid lock assembly. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Measure the resistance of the lid lock using a volt/ohm meter. If the resistance isn't 63 ohms, replace the lid lock assembly. If the resistance is correct, replace the motor control module.

Possible parts
Lid lock assembly, Wire harness, Motor control module
40, 56, or 160

Spin basket is not engaging or disengaging from the clutch

Check/Repair

The spin basket must be able to rise and fall with the water level to engage and disengage from the clutch. Unplug the washer and pull out the spin basket. Remove any foreign objects between the spin basket and the tub that could be interfering with spin basket clutch engagement. Replace any damaged drive components.

Possible parts
Drive components
136 or 137

Motor not running

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and rotate the spin basket. If the spin basket doesn't rotate freely, remove any foreign objects between the spin basket and the tub. If the spin basket rotates freely, replace the drive motor because the motor is likely defective. If the problem persists, replace the motor control module.

Possible parts
Drive motor, Motor control module
37, 114, 245, 247, 248, 249, 250 or 253

Water not draining

Check/Repair

Remove any clogs from the house drain for the washer. Remove any clogs or kinks from the washer drain hose. Unplug the washer and check the drain pump for a clog. If the drain pump is defective, replace it.

Possible parts
Drain pump
241

Display module or motor control module failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the washer and replace the display module. If the code doesn't clear, replace the motor control module.

Possible parts
Display module, motor control module

Symptoms common to all washers

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Main causes: worn agitator dogs, bad clutch, broken motor coupler, shifter assembly failure, broken door lock, suspension component failure
Main causes: no water supply, bad water valves, water-level pressure switch failure, control system failure, bad door lock or lid switch
Main causes: clogged drain hose, house drain clogged, bad drain pump, water-level pressure switch failure, bad control board or timer
Main causes: leaky water inlet valve, faulty water-level pressure switch, bad electronic control board
Main causes: water heater failure, bad water temperature switch, faulty control board, bad water valve, faulty water temperature sensor
Main causes: bad lid switch or door lock, bad timer or electronic control board, wiring failure, bad water inlet valve assembly
Main causes: unbalanced load, loose spanner nut, worn drive block, broken shock absorber or suspension spring, debris in drain pump
Main causes: lack of electrical power, wiring failure, bad power cord, electronic control board failure, bad user interface board
Main causes: broken lid switch or lid lock, bad pressure switch, broken shifter assembly, faulty control system

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