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Fdw60 starts but stops soon after

Any program i select the washer sounds like it fills with water and then begins the wash cycle, soon after (time varies between 10 and 30 secs) it makes a beep then the eco and prewash lights flash and the machine begins the drain which it completes. please help

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  • xxdemidychex Jan 02, 2009

    i have the same problem i took the back of the machine of and guess what no access to hoses

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    i have the same problem,sounds like it is filling, then 4 beeps and the fast wash and prewash lights flash together and nothing happens just bought it yesterday, seems like a common problem

  • jimjamjo Apr 17, 2009

    Identical problem. I had a spare timer board which I replaced but made no difference

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In my case it was the pressure sensor on the side of the short hose between the main (circulatory) pump and the bottom jet arm (which spins inside the machine)

Remove it and test resistance on terminals while blowing into the tube.


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There is another pressure sensor on a hose attached to the waste assembly but appeared to be working correctly.

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I think I would call the mfr or dealer and let them look at it. I tried this on a similar product and found they were able to help me at a cost that was surprisingly low. They ended up replacing a board that wasn't that much. This sounds more like a software than a hardware problem. Spend the money and be done with it.

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