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Kitchen Appliance Fault Codes

Fault codes or error codes for appliances including washing machines, washer dryers, cookers, dishwashers and fridges.

Error codes for Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer

  • Product Types: Tumble Dryer

Please do take care to read the information thoroughly as it is there to help you understand fault codes and to keep you safe. There are also some help, tips and hints with a lot of the fault codes published here that you usually will not find anywhere else and, as we learn, we add more information so if you can't find what you need please ask in the forums.

Before using this section please understand that fault or error codes are used as a diagnostic aid, they are not a replacement for diagnostic skill on the part of the person repairing the product and are not in any way usually going to point to the precise component that is faulty. All they do is give you an idea of where to start looking for the fault.

Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Error codes

If your dryer is not operating properly use the checklist below to find the possible solution.

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Pressing POWER or setting the timer does not turn the machine on.

Issue:
Is the electrical cord plugged in? Is the power switched on at the wall? Is the door securely closed? Could your household power supply be at fault? Try plugging in another electrical appliance. Make sure the timer is not in the OFF position.
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Clothes are still damp.

Issue:
If you have turned the dial anti–clockwise on the auto-timer dryer the dryer will not dry. Try selecting a higher dryness level. Very small loads in the Electronic auto-sense dryer may under-dry. Increase the load size.
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Pressing START/PAUSE does not start the Electronic auto-sense dryer.

Issue:
Try pressing START/PAUSE again. Has the KEY LOCK been set?
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Dryer is taking a long time to dry.

Issue:
Is the lint filter clean? Is the airflow system free from obstruction?
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

The Electronic auto-sense dryer keeps stopping and starting.

Issue:
Has WRINKLE FREE been turned on?
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

The Electronic auto-sense dryer is beeping and the pattern of lights is unfamiliar.

Issue:
Turn the dryer off at the wall. Wait 15 seconds and turn it back on. Press POWER and restart dryer.
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

F1

PCB Assembly Fault

Issue:
The module has an internal fault.
Advice:
Replace PCB assembly

F5

Over Temperature

Issue:
If the exhaust air temperature is above 90 degrees C a fault is given. The dryer should not reach this temperature in normal operation.
Advice:
Check the lint filter and exhaust duct for any blockage or restriction to the air flow

F6

Faulty Exhaust or Ambient Sensor

Issue:
The sensors can either be open or shorted circuit.
Advice:
Unplug the exhaust sensor and check the resistance. Should be 2000 ohms at 20 degrees C. Replace the exhaust sensor if faulty. If the ambient sensor is faulty the electronic module will have to be replaced.

F9

Faulty Exhaust Sensor

Issue:
Faulty Exhaust Sensor
Advice:
Primary Action: Unplug exhaust sensor. Check resistance of sensor. If faulty, replace. Secondary Action: A shorted exhaust sensor can also be sensed by the Temperature Measurement System as a very low temperature reading. Remember the sensor decreases in resistance as the temperature decreases. To stop a fault code showing at very low temperatures, this fault will not show until 5 minutes after the dryer has started.

F10

Exhaust Sensor Shorted to cabinet

Issue:
Exhaust Sensor Shorted to cabinet
Advice:
Primary Action: Unplug Exhaust sensor. Check resistance between sensor wires and cabinet. There should be no continuity between them. Secondary Action: If there is a short, inspect the harness to trace the short

F13

Over Temperature

Issue:
If the exhaust air temperature is above 90 degrees C a fault is given. The dryer should not reach this temperature in normal operation.
Advice:
Check the lint filter and exhaust duct for any blockage or restriction to the air flow.

F15

Fault Brown out

Issue:
The product has experienced 8 brownouts within 60 seconds and has aborted the cycle and displayed fault.
Advice:
Check the supply voltage. If the supply drops below 180 VAC this fault will occur

Issue:
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

Issue:
Advice:
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Fisher & Paykel Tumble Dryer Repairs in London.

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