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Hello I have a Fisher & Paykel dishwasher, model DW681ES. The problem is that it stops in its cycle. The reset button keeps flashing. I open the door and there is water at the bottom. It will not drain away. Is there a way to reset the system? Is there something else I can do?

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  • onetree14 Sep 05, 2010

    Hello Rylee

    I have a Nemo F&P model DW681ES. I check the hoses. They are ok. The plumbing and drains are ok also. It has an electonic timer. The light next to the reset button keeps flashing and wont progress with the cycle.

    If the problem is in the electronics, does this model have a button to restart the system?

  • onetree14 Sep 08, 2010

    Thank you for your help Rylee.

    I beleive that the problem is the pump motor.

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Thanks for using FixYa. If the cycle doesn't complete, then the first thing that should be checked is the Timer and then the heating element. Timers don't often fail. But if every other part of the dishwasher seems to be working properly and the timer knob seems to be stuck in one place--doing one function continuously--the timer may be at fault. Dishwasher timers can't be repaired. If yours is defective, replace it. Dishwasher not draining properly or not draining at all issues can arise due to different reasons. Usually, these issues are related to kinked hoses, knocked out disposer unit (if connected with the dishwasher drain hose) & clogged drain pump & filter. Also note that dishwashers do not drain completely after a finished cycle and this is normal. Dishwashers are designed to leave some water in the unit to ensure that the heating element doesn’t overheat. If you suddenly begin to experience a large amount of water being retained in your dishwasher, you have a problem. Some of the most common reasons include that the drain hose isn’t working properly, the drain pump isn’t working correctly, or possibly there is a plumbing problem in your home’s drain lines. First check whether the drain is not clogged or blocked and the line is not kinked. Check all the hoses for blockages & also clean the air gap. If you have checked the drain hose and can’t locate the problem, then it is an issue with the drain pump of the dishwasher. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

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    Rylee Smith Sep 05, 2010

    You can reset the unit by unplugging all the cables
    from the power socket and mains and let it sit without power for more than ten
    minutes. Now replace all the cables in power socket and mains and switch it on.
    If still the issue is not resolved then it means that the control board has
    gone bad and needs to be replaced. Please do accept the solution if the issue
    is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.









    Thanks


    Rylee

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