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I have a fisher and paykel Excellence smart drive 9. It is pulsing on and off every second then beeps with fault lights on. Lights on each of the cycle parts comes on (ie 4th long wash light, 3rd short wash light, 2nd rinse light and the only spin light all come on at same time) This has happened a few times and was solved by turning off at point leaving it and restarting. but not this time. HELP

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  • janinepiper Jul 28, 2009

    That didnt do anything. The sequence of cycle lights that come on are off, off, on(green), off, on (green), off, on(orange), on (red).

    Hope this helps you to help me.



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UNplug from mains wait 5 seconds plug back in all lights should come on then go off if this happens then hold down start/pause button and press power after that take your hands off count 5 seconds then push power off again.That should reset things BUT I think your problem is a crook out of balance micro switch located under the main board,Or a crook lid switch bypass them and if it works replace the crook one.And if you don,t have any luck let me know which lights are on from left to right to establish the correct fault code.Hope this helps Cheers.

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  • stefan santuccione Jul 29, 2009

    This is a fault 43 and indicates a faulty out of balance switch,Located under the main board you will see that the switch will have corrotion on the contacts replace switch and make sure you clean the end spade lugs to make a good connection eg crc spray.alternatively join the switch together to make sure this is your problem.But I do suggest you change the switch so the machine will still sense a out of balance load,Hope this helps.Cheers.


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