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Dish drawer leaks Fisher Paykel

My Fisher & Paykel Double Dish Washer is leaking water from the front on the
left side. Their is an F1 Error code. Without killing the power to the unit it does not stop running. Currently both the power and the water are shut off. Looking
for help. Thanks Wayne

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  • spoonz May 18, 2008

    I have exactly the same fault, Did you find a solution?
    Thanks

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    u3 error fisher paykel dish drawer

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    Will not start when turned on and water connected and turned on

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When water accumulates in the bottom it triggers an error code and it keeps running. There is a water sensor in the bottom. I pull out the bottom drawer, mop up the water and use a hair dryer to dry the water (the more you mop up the less you need the hair dryer). Be careful to not get any of the plastic too hot. Kill the power before messing with the unit. The first time I did this it took 20 minutes to dry out. I have gotten more proficient and it take about 5 minutes now.

I had a water leak which was due to the rinse agent cap not being completely sealed. Water leaked out of a small hole in the front (I'm guessing an air vent but don't know for sure) and flooded the bottom.

I also had a leak due to having too tall a dish in the drawer and the top not sealing. I currently have a leak on the top drawer of unknown origin, but the bottom drawer still works.
Hope this helps.

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The f1 is a flood error. There is a sensor in the bottom reading water. You have to dry it out before you can do anything or the drain pump will just keep running. Check the lid of the drawer you where using to see if anything may have been holding it up or if the seal is torn. If that looks ok you will have to check the lid actuators to see if one is not working. I would replace both right and left if one is out.

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