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I have a fisher and paykel washing machine IW812 and it has error code 49....Can you please advise what the problem is and how to fix it?

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Hi there. FC 49 has a few possiblities
1. the wiring connection to the cold water valve has been disconnected
2.the cold valve has failed, compare resistance with hot valve (they should be the same)
3 the motor controller has failed

I hope this helps

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