Question about Fisher and Paykel DS602 Dishwasher

Open Question

Flood switch has been activated on my fisher & paykel DW60 unit

DW 60 classic dishwasher

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

4 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 3247 Answers

SOURCE: The flood switch has been activated on our Fisher

Turn off the main power to the dishwasher.

I am assuming you are getting F1 error code flashing (if your drawers have LCD display) or the LEDs are flashing if you have intergrated drawers.

The flood switch is located at the base of the drawer tub. You will have to either extend the drawers out fully or take them out depending on the amount of water that would have collected at the base of the tubs. Get some towels and dry the base out. You may also need a hair dryer.

Once the flood switch dries off the drawer should work ok when you turn back the power.

The causes of the flood switch trriggering is either too much foam in detergent (use recommended detergent) or leak in water in or drain pipe.

Please remember to rate the solution if it helps or post a comment if not.

Posted on Jun 12, 2010

Ad
  • 3247 Answers

SOURCE: Fisher Paykel Dish Drawer flood alert switch

Switch the main power off and on after a short time. If the error does not go away then you have water collection in the base of the dishwasher under the drawer.

Take the bottom drawer out and try to use a couple of towels to dry out the base plus use a hair dryer. (make sure the power is turned off at the mains switch). This should dry out the flood switch.

Now about the reason for water collection - could be kink in drain hose, water leak from drawer seal, foaming due to incorrect detergent.

You have not mentioned if the error is occuring in both drawers or just one.

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

  • 251 Answers

SOURCE: How to reset the flood switch on a fisher & paykel

Hi - unfortunately my good friend it cannot be reset as one would like quite easily anyhow... water has found its way to the base of the drwaers and have activated the flooding switch - one could pull it apart to dry it - tip the water out from the base but if the leaks not repaired you will have the same problem later and will be on-going.

5 Fault Codes

Fault Code LED Display Fault Possible Causes


F1 ----#

The flood switch has been activated.

A leak has occurred in the base of the dishwasher.


Cause

 The fill valve has failed open.

 The flood switch is faulty.

 Excessive water has been added to a wash sub cycle, indicating leaking seal or siphoning.


hope this is useful tp you - let me know if you require further asspstance...

Posted on Jul 17, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

DW60CE dishwasher - E6 fault flood switch activated. Unit has not been use


DW60CE dishwasher - E6 fault flood switch activated.
After tipping the dishwasher on its side & it releasing its water from its tray, the fault cleared. I removed the bottom cover & inspected its internals for traces of a leak or evidence of leaking.
I could follow the calcium or detergent trail from the rear water duct connection near the top feeding sprayer arm, down the back of the dishwasher & into the tray. The lock nut on the duct where it enters through the inside S/S skin had become loose & simply needed to be tightened.

Jun 09, 2012 | Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in...

1 Answer

E6 fault unable to reset all cycle lights showing


E6 is "Flood switch activated."


Turn the water off and disconnect power to the dishwasher, then empty water from the inside. Clean drain well and check the drain hose at the back. If that does not work, then the water pressure switch is at fault. Call your Fisher & Paykel dealer or Authorized Service Center.

Dec 06, 2011 | Fisher and Paykel 24 in. DS603MFC Built-in...

2 Answers

How to reset the flood switch on a fisher & paykel


Hi - unfortunately my good friend it cannot be reset as one would like quite easily anyhow... water has found its way to the base of the drwaers and have activated the flooding switch - one could pull it apart to dry it - tip the water out from the base but if the leaks not repaired you will have the same problem later and will be on-going.

5 Fault Codes

Fault Code LED Display Fault Possible Causes


F1 ----#

The flood switch has been activated.

A leak has occurred in the base of the dishwasher.


Cause

 The fill valve has failed open.

 The flood switch is faulty.

 Excessive water has been added to a wash sub cycle, indicating leaking seal or siphoning.


hope this is useful tp you - let me know if you require further asspstance...

Jul 16, 2011 | Fisher and Paykel DS602 Dishwasher

1 Answer

Flood switch activated, intermittent beeping, motor will not turn off


Please confirm if it is a single or a double drawer.

How do you know the flood switch is activated? Do you have a display on your dishwasher and what is it showing? If no display then which lights if any on the panel are on?

Motor will not run if flood switch is activated in the fisher paykel drawer dishwwasher.

Nov 20, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603 Built-in...

1 Answer

The flood switch has been activated on our Fisher & Paykel 2-drawer dishwasher. How do we reset the button?


Turn off the main power to the dishwasher.

I am assuming you are getting F1 error code flashing (if your drawers have LCD display) or the LEDs are flashing if you have intergrated drawers.

The flood switch is located at the base of the drawer tub. You will have to either extend the drawers out fully or take them out depending on the amount of water that would have collected at the base of the tubs. Get some towels and dry the base out. You may also need a hair dryer.

Once the flood switch dries off the drawer should work ok when you turn back the power.

The causes of the flood switch trriggering is either too much foam in detergent (use recommended detergent) or leak in water in or drain pipe.

Please remember to rate the solution if it helps or post a comment if not.

Jun 12, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

2 Answers

Have Fisher and paykel Nautilus dishwasher showing F1 fault - what does this mean? Dishwasher was leaking water all over the floor dont think major problem as it starting draining when power was reset


f1 means u have a leak where pump and control module is. that is located under sump.the water has activated a flood switch near drain pump. need to find leak to fix problem. make sure power is off to unit b4 looking.please reply to how u go. good luck

Mar 16, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel Fisher Paykel Intuitive...

1 Answer

Dishwasher dial flashing F1


the flood switch at the base of the dishwasher cabinet has activated. This occurs if moisture has leaked into the base of the dishwasher.
There are several posts on the fixya.com site on causes and solutions.

If unable to find please post a comment and I am happy to guide you on this.

Feb 06, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in...

2 Answers

Hi Both drawers show error F1 flashing beeping with rinse light on and both pumps run after power is applied to machine


F1 error indicates flood switch in base has activated, meaning machine has leaked. This causes machine to drain continously, and can only be stopped by switching off power. Not easy to fix if you don't have experience- bottom drawer has to be removed to access flood switch, then machine needs to be test run and checked for leaks. Best to call the professionals!!

Oct 03, 2009 | Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD603H SS...

2 Answers

Fisher-Paykel DD603 DishDrawer shows F1 fault code. The Flood Switch has been activated. I need instructions on how to re-set the flood switch. I have two drawers that are possitioned one above the...


Fisher-Paykel DD603 DishDrawer shows F1 fault code. The Flood Switch has been activated. I need instructions on how to re-set the flood switch. I have two drawers that are possitioned one above the other and the are both giving the error of the activated flood switch. Any advice or instruction is greatly appreciated.

Jul 22, 2008 | Dishwashers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

75 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Brian Coughlan

Level 2 Expert

275 Answers

marley mcelhinney

Level 3 Expert

490 Answers

Are you a Fisher and Paykel Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...