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Hot water inlet valve

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I have a fisher&paykel washing machine that i baught in australia.I think i need a new inlet valve as the hot water is struggling to fill the machine.
any ideas where i can get one from?? I have tried an australian web site but it fails to let me complete the order due to english post code.
Thank you
Karen.

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Hello Karen,
Have you tried removing the hose from the hot valve, put it into the washer tub and turn on the water? Reason I ask is that the fill hoses have filter screens in them that can become clogged. If the water is filling thru the fill hose fine, then look at the hot water valve, there is a filter screen in there as well that can be removed and cleaned. If doing all this doesn't resolve the issue, you can call the 800 number for customer support and they should be able to direct you to who locally sells parts.

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Primary Source: Motor control module.
Action: Replace motor control module.

3 - Motor control module fault:
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Primary Source: Motor control module.
Action: Replace motor control module.

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Primary Source: Motor control module.
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Primary Source: Thermistor.
Action: Replace Thermistor.

11 - Pressure Sensor Fault:
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Primary Source: Pressure Tube.
Action: 1 - Empty all water from the machine. Remove pressure tube from pressure sensor, clear pressure tube of any water and reconnect tube (blow down the tube is necessary). 2 - If fault repeats, replace Motor Control Module.

12 - Flood Protection Error:
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Primary Source: Water Valves.
Action: If the water valves are on continuously, check that the water valves turn off mechanically by disconnecting power to the machine.
Secondary Source: Pump System.
Action: Check pump for blockage and drain hose for correct height(end not immersed in water) or kinked.
Tertiary Source: motor control module.
Action: If water valves are been driven on electrically, replace motor control module.

36 - Water Leak Fault:
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Primary Source: Drainage system.
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37 - Blocked pump:
Fisher and Paykel washing machine error 37:
Primary Source: Drain System.
Action:
1. Check that the drain hose has not been kinked.
2. Check the length of the hose. 1m is maximum extension.
3. Check drain pump winding for open circuit.(Note: Pumps are fitted with a thermal cut out and will reset after cooling)
4. Check for physical blockage to pump and hoses.

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Action: Check if tube is fitted correctly, check for blockages or holes in the pressure tube.
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Primary Source: Mechanical.
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1. Check that there are no clothes or other foreign objects preventing the clutch from re-engaging. Excessive suds can also stop the bowl rotating.
2. Check the clutch splines for physical damage.
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