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Fisher & Paykel Dishwasher leaked

I have a Fisher & Paykel dishwasher that leaked underneath. Not sure which drawer the water came from except that I don't really use the bottom too much. The bottom drawer had muddy water in it. I manually took that out.
Presently we are running a rinse cyle in the top and will do the same for the bottom.

Any suggestions on what could have caused this leak?

The serial number is BLM747067

Thanks

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  • Anonymous Jun 10, 2008

    I have a twin draw Fisher & Paykel dishwasher, the bottom draw was leaking from the left side of it.I turned it off but the same draw started to do the cycle again without being turned on. The only way to stop it was to actually turn it on but then it started up once again. Next thing i knew both top and bottom draws are flashing F1 at me.I take it that means a "flood fault" so i rang Fisher & Paykel, there is no Authorised sevice centre near me so what can i do to get it fixed as it has only run out of warranty 4 months ago?

  • semeniuk Jul 24, 2008


    My DD 603w Fisher and Paykel ran a cycle and leaked and is now flashing F1. There is a Y in the drain and the drain itself is clear with good outflow. I added water to the machine and it will pump it out from both drawers as fast as I put it in but it won’t do anything else.

  • nowlint1 Nov 23, 2008

    I have the same problem with bottom dishwasher. Top is fine

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    WHERE CAN I FIND A NEW Y ADAPTER?? Mine was lost in a recent move and no one seems to know where I can acquire a new $3 plastic Y adpater for my Fisher and Paykel two draw. Anyone know of any sites I can purchase one from??

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Bosch dishwasher has water on top and bottom side, on the outside of dishwasher after running a load

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    leaking water

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    two drawer fisher paykel dishwasher top drawer works fine the bottom drawer will not turn on

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When the F1 error flashing on both dishwasher drawers. Unplug the dishwasher power (it looks like a white cable with three prong situated underneath the sink), that action will stop the beeping. Then look for a pan on the left hand side underneath the two Fisher Paykel DD603 dishwashers this may most likely have water in it and maybe also leaking. Drain it with paper towel. Then, after the pan is dry, plug the dishwasher power back to the wall socket (it looks like a white cable with three prong situated underneath the sink), then the dishwashers is back to its good condition.

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From what you describe, drain water from the top drawer is getting into the bottom drawer or waste water from the disposer is backing up into the bottom drawer.

1. Each drawer has its own drain hose. Each hose should terminate at the drain point with a 'Y' adapter.
2. Inspect the drain point (under the sink where the drain pipes are) to make sure this 'Y' adapter is present. (you should see two drain hoses from the DW). If not present, then the DW drain lines are not installed properly. (Someone took a shortcut and installed the 'Y' adapter behind the DW)
3. If terminated properly, make sure the drain hoses extend upward as they leave the drain point.

It is important the drain lines are connected properly to ensure proper drainage from the DW. Consult the installation manual for complete details.

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