Question about Washing Machines
Fisher and Paykel IW709AU Top Loader Washing Machine. Going out of balance on every spin cycle. Need guidance on possible causes and remedies to fix it.
Make sure the machine is level, use a level on two planes and adjust the feet to achieve a level operating condition.
Posted on Jul 22, 2009
Hi and welcome to FixYa,
On several models of Fisher and Paykel, the out of balance could either be caused by a faulty switch (most likely) or the mounting bracket (least likely) for the switch has deformed / out of alignment or developed a crack and therefore triggers falsely the warning message. While the parts are readily available and are simple enough, it is the dis-assembly to gain access to the switch / mounting that maybe of a challenge. Should you be interested, the bracket / mount may be viewed here while the switch may be checked out here. The switch could be checked for continuity using a multitester but the mounting bracket has to be visually inspected.
This of course is assuming that the washing machine has been checked for evenness of load and that it does not exceed the load limit of the machine.
Options then are:
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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