Fisher Paykel  Washer  AquaSmart Top-Load Model Error Codes

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. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find washer replacement parts

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
21, 26, 27, 49, 50 or 246 Water inlet valve failure 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.
Water inlet valve assembly, Wire harness
38 or 39 Water level pressure transducer air tube failure Unplug the washer and reconnect the water level pressure switch air tube. Replace the air tube if damaged.
Water level pressure switch air tube
58 or 68 Water level pressure transducer failure The water level pressure transducer is incorporated into the motor control module. Unplug the washer and replace the motor control module.
Motor control module
10, 41 or 237 Thermistor (water temperature sensor) failure 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.
Thermistor, Wire harness
1, 57, 60, 107, 108, 112, 133, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 230, 232, 233, 236, 241, 243, 252 or 254 Motor control module failure Unplug the washer and replace the motor control module.
Motor control module
45, 46, 103, 104, 105, 106 or 241 Display module failure Unplug the washer and replace the display module.
Display module
234, 235, 238, or 239 Lid lock is defective 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.
Lid lock assembly, Wire harness, Motor control module
40, 56, or 160 Spin basket is not engaging or disengaging from the clutch 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.
Drive components
136 or 137 Motor not running 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.
Drive motor, Motor control module
37, 114, 245, 247, 248, 249, 250 or 253 Water not draining 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.
Drain pump