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MW511. 2 & 7 lights flash, beeping. No agitate or spin?

Have a fisher and paykel MW511. Is filling up in short bursts (instead of continuous flow) and won't agitate at all even though it sounds like it's trying too. Will drain no problem, but won't spin. Lights flash 2 and 7 and makes a beeping noise. Anyone know what it is?

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Fault code 66 is pressure sensor is faulty
66. (01000001) Pressure Transducer Error [Ptx Frequency > 90 kHz]
Note: this supersedes Fault code 65 from V41 Motor controller code onwards.
The Motor Control module has received signals from the water level sensor (Ptx)
above normal frequency values.
Primary Source: Motor Control module
Action: Replace Motor Control module

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Hi just read you posting.Could you please confirm the fault code for me.1st push and hold the WASH TEMPERATURE DOWN button then press the POWER button until the machine gives you 2 short beeps,then release both buttons.Now press the SPIN UP or DOWN button until the HOLD and SLOW SPIN LEDs are both on.Now the fault code will appear in the WASH PROGRESS lights.Please reply to confirm which lights are lit.Are they the same as your 1st posting?To get back to normal operation turn machine off at the power point.Looking forward to your reply.

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when they beep the main p.c.b bord has detected an error on the f/p series the main fault we have found with this is the small icb sensor that runs along side the capstan drive drum try cleaning it if this does not work try replacing the head control p.c.b bord

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Hi just read your posting.Could you confirm the model number for me,Is it GW708?Now the lights that stay on when the machine is beeping will be in a row of 8 lights.Starting from left to right which ones are lit when the machine beeps,Is it the 2nd and 4th or the 1st and 6th ---etc---?Please reply with additional information and I can help you rectify this fault.

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Sounds like you probably have a bad diverter valve or diverter valve is clogged with debris or has failed. The diverter valve on a fisher paykel washer moves the water from the drain hose port to the motor.

To access the diverter valve tip the washer back and look in the back right corner. The valve is held into position with two small hose clamps. A wire connection snaps into position on the valves terminals.

Please get back to us if you have further query else please accept the suggestion.
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Click on the following images to enlarge. Also, let me know exactly which LEDs are on.

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