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Mw511 fault code

Pump cuts out on and off and then stops and two LEDS flash with the beep sound

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For an error code the lights don't flash they just stay on
and beeping sound.
Your pump could be over-current and faulty.

Posted on Apr 21, 2014

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Problem with F&P MW511

Dear friend,
ngfam at you service!

You can not fix this problem your self!!!

This sounds like it will only fixed by service then you will be happy again!!

Yes sounds like you need service!
Call A&E Factory Service /They service nation wide
And are available 24/7 for making appointments!

If the appliance is 10 years old or more,it may make sense not to invest any money to fix it!

Happy to assist you,

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Start up Fault

there should be a trouble shooter in the console the blinking lights will tell you what the problem is and the common issues are listed on that paper.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Squealing sound on spin cycle.........

Turn power off AT THE WALL,under the wash bowl Spray some wd40 on to the pump at both ends, while this may stop it for a while. Your pump may well be on its way out. you should replace for a new one. bad pumps can cause more problems problems .

Posted on Nov 21, 2010

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56. (00111000) Phase 4 to 6 - Basket Check No Valid Fault

While carrying out a basket check, the machine has not been able to determine a

valid tub status and so the Display flags this fault. This fault differs from fault 40 in

that a valid tub status could not be determined. The first two areas to check are the

clutch and pressure tube. If these two appear correct, then the fault could be with

the pressure transducer in the motor controller.

Primary Source: Mechanical.


1) Check that there are no clothes or other foreign objects preventing the clutch

from re-engaging.

2) Next check that the pressure tube has not come off and that it is not kinked.

Secondary Source: Motor Controller module. (Phase 4) Rotor Position

Sensor (Phase 5 and 6)


Replace the Motor Controller module. (Phase 4) Rotor Position Sensor (Phase 5
and 6)

Posted on Nov 21, 2010

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SOURCE: My Fisher and Paykel MW511

Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Is it possible that the drain motor lint tray/filter needs cleaning? JUST in case it does, following are my general guidance notes ;-0)
Sorry but I do not know your particular machine BUT I would suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters. The motor is unable to drain all of the water in the allotted time.
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is normally behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and held in by a round cover/knob.


It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. If it doesn't work then the motor is malfunctioning!

Hope the filter is the problem and good luck!
John C

Posted on Feb 21, 2011

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Mw511 fault code what does this mean?

This makes no sense, MW511 fault codes are in binary using the cycle LEDs. If you are referring to the lights that are on from diagnostics mode "2,3,4" would be 01110000 (112) or 00001110 (16) depending on which way you are looking at it. Neither of these codes exist. You would do well to explain what code you want, or how you are obtaining it.

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Help F&P MW511 beeping and not draining

You have Error code 37,
(00100101) Pump Blocked Error (No change in the water level)
While draining, the water level reading from the pressure sensor has not changed for over 3 minutes. There are three likely reasons for this fault. One is that the drain hose or the pressure switch hose has been squashed or kinked and the pump out rate has been dramatically reduced. The second possibility is that the pump is partially or fully blocked. The third is that the pump is not operating due to Motor Control Module, wiring or pump failure. This fault could also appear if the machine is pumping to an unusually high head of drain hose or into an extended length of drain hose. The fourth possibility is a diverter valve fault or blockage, water level is not altering as the diverter is stuck in the recirculation mode, giving the module the appearance the pump is not lowering the water level.
Primary Source:
Pump System.
Check that the drain hose has not been kinked.
2) Check the length of the drain hose and try to reduce the length if
excessively long. A 39.36in / 1 metre extension hose of the same diameter fitted to the existing drain hose is the maximum allowable length.
3) Check for open circuit windings in the pump. (Note: Pumps are
fitted with a thermal cut-out, which will reset on cooling.)
4) If the basket is empty of water, remove the pump from the pump
housing and check that it is not blocked. Also check the drain hose is not blocked.
5) If the basket contains water, then service the pump from the top of
the machine by removing the top deck and inner basket. Bail out the water, remove the pump cap and hood and clear the restriction.
Secondary Source: Wiring.
Tertiary Source:
1) Check the pump harness is connected correctly to the pump. 2) Check continuity of the pump harness.
Motor Control Module module.
Activate the pump by operating the machine in spin mode. Check the pump is rotating. If it is not operating, and Primary and Secondary checks have been performed, then replace the Motor Control Module.

Jun 10, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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MW511. 2 & 7 lights flash, beeping. No agitate or spin?

Fault code 66 is pressure sensor is faulty
66. (01000001) Pressure Transducer Error [Ptx Frequency > 90 kHz]
Note: this supersedes Fault code 65 from V41 Motor controller code onwards.
The Motor Control module has received signals from the water level sensor (Ptx)
above normal frequency values.
Primary Source: Motor Control module
Action: Replace Motor Control module

Apr 20, 2012 | Fisher and Paykel Washing Machines

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Washing mashine MW511 top loader was running good but this morning tried to start but it is making a beep beep tone and flashing lights

It is giving out a fault code,
Of the 8 wash progress lights, tell me witch are on,
I will tell you the fault code and info on how to fix.

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Our FnP GW611 while filling the water stops and starts and after a short time it stops and beeps and the long wash and spin lights come on orange. Any ideas? Thanks

The problem can be determined through the Wash Progress LEDs. The specific lit LEDs combination indicates an specific error code that tells what generally the problem is. But the exact positions of the lit LEDs are necessary in determining the exact code. Refer to the illustration below and post back the code or the exact positions of the lit LEDs. You may Google for the error code once you determine it, like "Fisher and Paykel Fault Code 37".


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Will not spin

Some of the Wash Progress LEDs flash when the machine stops due to a fault. The 8 Wash Progress LEDs stands for the binary digits and by indicating the digits, the fault code number is determined. The fault code can be shown by activating Diagnostic Mode if none of the Wash Progress LEDs are lit.

Turn machine OFF on the control panel then hold down the Water Temp Down button and press the POWER button until the machine gives 2 short beeps and lights up. Release buttons and you are in Diagnostic mode. Press the Spin Speed Up button 3 times until the Hold and Slow LEDs are lit. Write down the LEDs which are lit across the Wash Progress LEDs and post it back.

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MW511 top loader washing machine. 3rd & 4th LED lights are lit and beeping sound is heard. When Start/Pause id pressed, the above lights go out and Lid Locked lamp comes on. When Power button is...

The third and fourth lights from the left indicate a failed motor controller (error code 48) If this is the correct fault code you will have to replace the motor controller. However before that is done all the electrical components which can effect the controller must be checked as well...Best to call a tech...Good luck Nomess

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Start up Fault

there should be a trouble shooter in the console the blinking lights will tell you what the problem is and the common issues are listed on that paper.

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