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Our fisher and paykel's aggitator has stopped

Tha agitator has stopped working...it will fill so far and then 2 lights will come on, on the control panel and it will beep saying there is a problem.
This only started when we moved the machine to a new house!

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  • melshan81 Mar 01, 2009

    Thanks so much..can't seem to find the Teh sheet..could you please post the link for us.

    Many thanks for your help again

  • melshan81 Mar 01, 2009

    Also i just checked the model and it is a MW511 if this helps any

    Thanks again

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Hi, welcome to FixYa.
Going by the fact that you said this happened after a move, I can suggest a couple things it might be-
1. This may sound too simple, but make sure that you don't have the fill hoses reversed (hot to cold and cold to hot) as this machine has a thermistor to sense water temp and it will fault out (That's the beep/lights) if this is the case.
2. You may have the drain hose shoved too far down in the drain or standpipe and getting a siphon condition.
3. You may have damaged the machine's "Out of balance" switch in the process of moving.

Look underneath the control panel for the "tech sheet" for that washer. it will have a "code matrix" which will pretty much tell you what the beeping and lights mean. For example one of the codes is relative to the hot/cold water.

If the tech sheet is not there, let me know, I can find one and post a link to it.

Hope this info is useful to you...

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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