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F1 code on Fisher and Paykel dishdrawer

I have a similar problem to another person. The drain on the dish drawer was blocked. The unit now shows an F1 error code ( flood?) and the pump runs continuously even after I've unblocked everything. I've tried switching it off for ages and drying everything out. When I switch it on again it shows the wash programme but then reverts to F1 and the pump motor runs continuously. Any ideas to cancel the F1 code? The F1 code continues to flash and the motor stays on.

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Hi,

It would seem to be in an endless loop (firmware glitch). Initially, pls try:

  • unplug from the mains or switch off the breakers for a couple of minutes;
  • plug back in/switch on the breakers say after 20 minutes;
  • press POWER to turn drawer on;
  • Press and hold (at the same time) both the POWER and ECO buttons for a few seconds;
  • a five minute demonstration wash cycle will come on;
  • press POWER again to put unit on standby, all the LCD segments will start flashing (and light up);
  • press and hold START/PAUSE for a few seconds to hear confirmation beep/tune.
Alternately, should you have the two-drawer, open any drawer and look at the wash intensity/economy buttons. Now press them, one at a time, alternating between the two, at even timing.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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Hi I have just fixed the very same problem , I over stacked the dishwasher which alowed it to overflow and set off flooding sensor. Remedy 1 open dishwasher fully open 2 dry up as much water as possible 3 put a hair dryer on hot and direct into the back of the cabinet you will see a grey plastic cover on the bottom floor this is the sensor run on full for about 5 - 10 minutes making sure the heat go into that erea. Also dont overheat your hair dryer, when finnished close the dishwasher shut and start your normal cycle. The F1 and spanner should be gone it worked for me first time and 100%

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