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Fisher & Paykel WL26CW1 - Error Code 49! can i swap the hot and cold valves to make it work and disconect the hot valve?? and love this site very informative, Thanx Guys..

Error 49 comes up please help thanx

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    John Clarke May 20, 2014

    Thanx alot Gregg that helped heaps and i took your advice and bought a secondhand machine, You Rock, Cheers John.

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The most common problem with AquaSmart is the pump
not the water valves
The pump has gone bad and blown some parts in the motor controller board and the fuse to the water valves.
Some AquaSmart machines display the wrong Error code (49)
witch is not the correct code for this problem.
Pump and motor controller board need replacing.
Maybe cheaper to buy a good secondhand machine.

Posted on May 18, 2014

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SOURCE: Error Code 49 on Fisher & Paykel Intuitive Eco

Fault 49 usually points to the cold inlet valve, either open circuit or not connected correctly. I often come across machines that the motor controller is the problem too.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Code 49 and Manual Book

Fault 49 usually points to the cold inlet valve. I have come across many with this fault that the valve tests ok and it needs the motor controller replaced.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Error Code 49 Fisher and Paykel Washing Machine

the code error (49) is telling you that the inlet valve is not working make sure the hoses are not blocked. if you have fitted the valve and is still not working then i would try using the unit on cold if it still does not work then there must be a short in the p.c.b control board.

hope this helps a little more

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

SOURCE: GW52F Fisher and Paykel Washing Machine

You are better off swapping the valves over in the machine until you can buy a replacement valve. I've done this for a month or so until I replaced the valve. Works as long as you only use a cold wash and your cold water is not too cold as to make the machine want to add some hot. If it does this then simply press start to clear the fault.

Posted on Jul 14, 2012

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