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Fisher paykel dryer ed56

I have a Fisher Paykel Ed56 Dryer which started pausing after a few minutes of operating. It makes 1 beep when it pauses & the pause light is flashing, it will start again as soon as I push the pause button. I have check all the basics like dryer is clean & not overloaded. Any ideas? thanks

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Could be the door switch or temp sensor. To check the door switch put pressure against the door and see if it stops. Check the slot the door hits to see if there is anything loose in there.

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

  • mark Jul 24, 2013

    Thanks Brad,you were spot on as it was the door switch, after I over rid the door switch it worked perfectly, now waiting on a new switch to fix the problem.

  • Nici Walsh
    Nici Walsh Jun 28, 2016

    Fantastic, glad I checked here, I have been having the same problem and now know what I need to do to sort it out, thanks

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SOURCE: Fisher & Paykel Dryer model ED56 constant beep

Diagnostic Mode
Entering the Diagnostic Mode
(a) Turn the power supply to the dryer on.
(b) Press and hold the Auto Dry down button, then press the Power
button.
The dryer is now in level 0 of the diagnostic mode. After initial entry into the
diagnostic mode, the Start/Pause button operates the dryer as normal. Press
the Auto Dry up or down buttons to scroll through the fault levels.
There are several levels of diagnostics, most of which are used in
development and production. These levels may bring on various LEDs, but
the level of use for the service technician is that of the last fault.
Last Fault
To enter the last fault diagnostics, enter the diagnostic mode as described
above, then press the Auto Dry up button three times. The last fault will be
displayed on the drying progress LEDs.
The manual is here

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Fisher & Paykel ED56 not working

Replace (repair) the exhaust sensor this looks like a transistor with the middle leg cut off. it is situated below the lint filter but can only accessed by removing the back panel, top panel (or rear screws to allow the removal of the drum). drum and then front panel to remove the connector from the mainboard. If you follow the exhaust tube once the back is off you will see a single phillips head screw that is the sensor. check the wires to the circuit board are not broken or dry joints or just replace it. sorry i had a spare machine i scavenged from to fix my problem so i dont know where to buy new.

Posted on Apr 09, 2010

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SOURCE: my fisher and paykel dryer ( mod# ED56 ) wont start, power is on

I had this same problem with my Dryer. It is making the few quick beeps because it thinks the door is still open. Near the bottom of the opening to the dryer there is a sensor switch that gets pushed in when you shut the door. Try holding the switch in with a knife or something and then start the dryer with the door open to check if that is the problem.
After i did this, i closed the door and my dryer started as normal.

Posted on Jul 16, 2010

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