Fisher & paykel dishwasher troubleshooting

Fisher&Paykel is the relatively new brand manufacturing big household appliances. It appeared in New Zealand, but in the 2003 redeployed its main production facilities to the USA.
The company manufactures relatively inexpensive apparatus for home, which are known for their quality. The Fisher Paykel dishwasher troubleshooting system allowing to decipher the error code and remove a breakdown exists in the framework of the quality program.

Fisher & paykel dishwasher troubleshooting

ProblemPossible CauseWhat to do
Unclean dishesWash program unsuitable for the load.Refer to the ‘Wash program chart’ for a suitable wash program, or the soils were too heavily baked on and dishes may need soaking.
Spray arm unable to rotate.Ensure no items are obstructing the spray arm path.
DishDrawer® overloaded/incorrectly loaded.Refer to the section on loading.
Filter plate/drain filter is incorrectly inserted.Refer to the ‘User maintenance instructions’ section.
Detergent put in the wrong compartment.Detergent must be placed in the large compartment.
Excess food not removed from dinnerware prior to loading.Scrape all food scraps off dinnerware prior to loading.
Unsuitable detergent.Use recommended brands of dishwasher detergent.
Not enough detergent.Refer to the detergent section or the detergent manufacturer’s instructions.
Spray arm holes are blocked. Clean the spray arm.
Filter plate/drain filter is blocked.Clean the filter plate and drain filter.
Insufficient salt in the water softener (DD24-H models only).Ensure there is enough salt in the water softener and/or increase the water softener setting
FoamingIncorrect amount of detergent.Refer to the detergent section or consult the detergent manufacturer’s instructions.
Too much egg in the wash load.Increase the amount of detergent.
Rinse agent setting too high.Decrease the rinse agent setting.
Water leakingDrain hose disconnected from waste pipeReconnect the drain hose to the waste pipe.
Water inlet hose not properly connected.Ensure the inlet hose is connected securely.
Other leaks.Turn water and power supplies to the DishDrawer® off. Call your dealer or Authorized Service Agent.
DishDrawer® will not openChildlock feature is on or the Closed drawer option is on, or both.Turn the Childlock off. Hold down the / button until the symbol disappears from the LCD screen or the light above the / button disappears and/or press the button to open the DishDrawer®
Power failure during cycle.Wait until power resumes, cycle will restart in same part of wash program.
Continuous beepingA fault has occurred.Refer to the ‘Fault codes’ section.
Intermittent beepingDishDrawer® is in pause mode.Close the DishDrawer® and press the button.
DishDrawer® will not startPower supply is not connected.Connect the power supply.
The drawer is not closed properly.Ensure the drawer is firmly closed.
Keylock or Childlock feature is on.Turn the Keylock or Childlock off. Hold down the / button until the symbol disappears from the LCD screen or the light above the / button disappears.
button not pressed.Press the button.
Excess water in the DishDrawer® Drain hose(s) bent or kinked.Straighten the drain hose(s).
Blocked filters.Clean the filter plate/drain filter. Refer to the ‘User maintenance instructions’ section.
Water marks on the dishesRinse agent depleted.Refill the rinse agent dispenser.
Rinse agent setting too low.Increase the rinse agent setting.
DishDrawer® overloaded/incorrectly loaded.Refer to the section on loading.
Insufficient or no salt in the water softener (DD24-H models only).Ensure there is enough salt in the water softener and/or increase the water softener setting.
DishDrawer® interior is stainedSome foods, like tomato based products, may stain the inside of the DishDrawer®.Pre-rinse dishes before placing in the DishDrawer®. Alternatively, using the Rinse program after adding the dishes may minimize staining.
Dishes did not dryIncorrect loading.Ensure the dishes are not nesting together.
Rinse agent depleted. Refill the rinse agent dispenser.
Rinse agent setting too low. Increase the rinse agent setting.
Eco wash program used. Choose a standard wash program.
No detergent dispensedDetergent dispenser was wet when loaded.Clean the dispenser and ensure the dispenser is dry when adding detergent.
Excessive motor noiseThe filter plate and/or spray arm is incorrectly placed.Refer to the ‘User maintenance instructions’ section for details on correct placement.
No water in the motor area. This usually occurs on the first use or when the DishDrawer® has not been used for long periods of time. Run the DishDrawer® through a wash program.