Fisher & Paykel Washing Machine Error Codes



Fisher and Paykel Washing Machine Fault Code List;

Your washer is capable of diagnosing its own problems. If your washer gives a musical series of beeps every 5 seconds it is telling you that it has a problem which you can solve using the checklist below.

Your washer sounds a musical series of beeps every 5 seconds and displays a user warning on the screen:

Error CodesProblem
no hotThe washer is not getting any hot water
no  CLDThe washer is not getting any cold water
no TAPThe washer is not getting any water
ouT oF bALThe washer is out of balance
SUd LoCThe washer has too many suds
LId LoC - LId oPnThe lid can’t lock or the lid is open
too FULThe washer is overloaded
PUr CUtThe washer has stopped
AdrThe washer has stopped

Problem: The washer is not getting any hot water.




Displayed As: no hot

What to do:

  • Hot water supply is not hot enough to maintain the wash temperature you have selected. Select a lower wash temperature
  • Inlet hose filters may be blocked and should be cleaned or replaced
  • There may be a kink in the hose. Undo the hose to remove the kink, and reattach. Damaged hoses should be replaced
  • Ensure hot tap has been turned on
  • Check inlet hoses are connected to the correct taps

Problem: The washer is not getting any cold water.

Displayed As: no  CLD

What to do:

  • Ensure cold tap has been turned on.
  • Inlet hose filters may be blocked and should be cleaned or replaced
  • There may be a kink in the hose. Undo the hose to remove the kink, and reattach. Damaged hoses should be replaced.
  • Check inlet hoses are connected to the correct taps
  • Cold water temperature exceeds recommended limits (refer to ‘Installation instructions – Water supply’)
  • The flow rate of the supply water is too slow. Refer to a registered plumber for advice

Problem: The washer is not getting any water

Displayed As: no TAP

What to do:

  • Ensure taps have been turned on
  • Inlet hose filters may be blocked and should be cleaned or replaced
  • There may be a kink in the hose. Undo the hose to remove the kink, and reattach. Damaged hoses should be replaced
  • The drain hose is too low or the drain hose is pushed into the standpipe too far and the water is siphoning out of the washer (refer to ‘Installation instructions – Drain hose’)
  • The flow rate of the supply water is too slow. Refer to a registered plumber for advice

Problem: The washer is out of balance

Displayed As: ouT oF bAL

What to do:




  • Wash load is out of balance. Ensure the washer is stationary. Manually redistribute the load
  • Check the washer is level (refer to ‘Installation instructions – Levelling instructions’)

Problem: The washer has too many suds

Displayed As: SUd LoC

What to do:

  • The washer has a suds build-up (too much detergent may have been used for the amount of soil in the load). Wait for suds to dissolve (about 20 min). Rinse clothes using a deep rinse
  • Check the standpipe height does not exceed 1200 mm
  • If the symptom persists, call your Fisher & Paykel dealer or Authorised Repairer

Problem: The lid can’t lock or the lid is open

Displayed As: LId LoC – LId oPn

What to do:

  • Make sure the lid is closed
  • Touch ”Star/Stop” (refer to ‘FabricSmart™ washer safety features – Lid lock’)
  • If the symptom persists call your Fisher & Paykel dealer or Authorised Repairer

Problem: The washer is overloaded

Displayed As: too FUL

What to do:

  • The washer is overloaded and can not agitate. Ensure the washer is stationary. Remove items until the remaining ones can move freely
  • Select a higher water level

Problem: The washer has stopped

Displayed As: PUr CUt

What to do: The power was cut to the washer. The washer will restart automatically. No action is required

Problem: The washer has stopped

Displayed As: Adr

What to do: The ”Start/Stop” or ‘Power’ button was touched and the washer was inactive for 3 minutes. The washer will automatically drain to a safe level. Touch any button to stop autodraining then touch to resume the wash cycle

Problem: The washer is on but the display is blank

What to do: The washer was unattended without starting a cycle for a period of time. Touch ‘Power’ to activate.

When a continuous series of beeps is sounded, all the lights turn off on the control panel and a number appears on the display, a fault has occurred. The washer will automatically enter this mode if a fault occurs. The fault code will be displayed as a number on the digital display. To stop the sound, touch any button and perform the following steps:

  • Turn your washer off at the power point.
  • Wait 1 minute and turn it back on.
  • Remove your wash load.
  • Perform a ‘Rinse’ cycle
  • If the washer will still not work you will be required to call a Fisher & Paykel Authorised Repairer to arrange service (refer to the ‘Customer Care’ section). Record the fault code number displayed and the serial number of your washer (located on the rear of the washer) before calling. The fault code will indicate to the repairer what the problem could potentially be

If a fault code is being displayed, you can still turn your washer off by touching ‘Power’

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