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Fisher and Paykel IWL16 not getting water

Getting code 49 on IWL16, inlet valves don't seem to be getting 24 volts, powered with 27 volts externally and valves opened. Is motor control module bad or could the diverter valve out of position affecting the command to the motor control let valve?

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  • soccergord Jun 29, 2009

    I can't get the valves to operate in diagnostic mode, only when I apply power externally. Does the diverter valve position (if open) affect any of this? I don't want to spend $150 for a motor controller

    if I'm unsure I need it.

  • soccergord Jun 29, 2009

    Getting code 49 on F&P IWL16, inlet valves don't seem to be getting 24 volts, powered with 27 volts externally and valves opened. Is motor control module bad or could the diverter valve out of position affecting the command to the motor control let valve?

  • soccergord Jun 29, 2009

    so what about the diverter valve?? Maybe I don't understand how it works. If it where open, could the motor controller not want to send power to the inlet valves

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The control board is faulty.
Not sending the voltage to the solenoids to open.

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Code 49 is a faulty cold water valve fault code. Check that the valve harnesses are connected connected correctly or check that the valve is not an open circuit. If you replaced both the valves, the wires and plugs to them are ok and it's still not working then you need to replace the Main Motor Controller module, there's no way to reset this fault sorry. Thanks Kevin

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Hi
Fault 49 usually points to the cold inlet valve, either open circuit or not connected correctly. we often come across machines that the motor controller is the problem too.It says that the valve tests ok and it needs the motor controller replaced.

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