Having problems with your Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers ?

Hi, I have a Fisher Paykel DD603I (integrated) dishdrawer unit. The bottom drawer soap dispenser has water in it after it runs (and leftover soap), and there is a small amount of water sitting in the bottom of the drawer. The dishes don't get totally clean. I have removed and cleaned the spray arm, drain filter, filter plate and bottom of tub. Found nothing clogged or particularly dirty. Put all the parts back in and everything moves freely. Ran it empty, and same problem occurred.


Answers :

Hi

Dishwashers use Bi-Metal strip to allow the dispenser to open/close. This strip when heat up causes the soap door spring to open up the dispenser. If this strip is not heated doesn't allow the door to open. The strip may not be getting 120V or maybe disconnected. Newer (plastic liner) dishwashers use a wax motor to open the soap dispenser. The plunger inside the wax motor slowly moves and pushes the plunger and door open. And, if this wax motor doesn't receive 120 volts, then it'll not work. Please check the voltage to the wax motor/Bi-metal strip; also inspect the connections to these. Hope this helps...
\015\012
\015\012
Daniel
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Hi, I have a Fisher Paykel DD603I (integrated) dishdrawer unit. The bottom drawer soap dispenser has water in it after it runs (and leftover soap), and there is a small amount of water sitting in the bottom of the drawer. The dishes don't get totally clean. I have removed and cleaned the spray arm, drain filter, filter plate and bottom of tub. Found nothing clogged or particularly dirty. Put all the parts back in and everything moves freely. Ran it empty, and same problem occurred.


Hi Dishwashers use Bi-Metal strip to allow the dispenser to open/close. This strip when heat up causes the soap door spring to open up the dispenser. If this strip is not heated doe ... Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

Ran the dishwasher and the water didn't drain completely. Checked the drain line for clog - it was clear. Scooped out the remaining water (barely covered the flat wire mesh filter in bottonm of the machine) and cleaned off the canister mesh filter and carefully relocked the filtyer in place. Tried to run the machine last night. Soap tray opened but apparently no water cycled through the machine as all the soap was in the bottom of the machine. The heat never turned on to dry the dishes and


Hello Ramona Doug,\015\012 Try disconnecting power from your dishwasher for a few minutes to clear the memory and then reapply power again. Start a wash cycle without dishes on the hottest water setting and after a few minutes.. pause the wash ... Bosch Dishwashers

After running our dishes through a wash cycle we noticed there was still a lot of food stuck on the plates & glasses etc. We cleaned out the trap but due to the murky water in the well, we also pulled out the racks & removed the bottom plate. The underside was greasy and had a lot of grim stuck to it as well as the bottom of the drawer itself. We washed the filter trap, swing arm and plate in the sink. We loaded it with the dishes that previously did not come clean and ran a full cycle. The


Hi,\012\012\012\012\012I\012have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained\012about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain\012to clean the things... Bought new ... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in Dishwasher

I have a GE Triton XL dishwasher that is not spraying water onto the dishes. I just reset the power, and that didn't help. Putting it on the rinse only or wash cycle fills the bottom with water, but it sounds like a trickle vs. the spray. The heating element comes on and the soap door opens, but there's not spraying. I made sure there was nothing clogging the water line or other parts. What do you think is wrong?


... GE Tritonr XL GSD6260JCC Dishwasher

I have an LG ldf7811st dishwasher. My bottom arm spins with water, my middle arm does not spin but does have water coming out, and my top arm doesn't spin or have water. I have just finished taking apart the arms, the supply to the upper arms, the filters and the impeller. I cleaned everything and nothing really seemed clogged. I have tested it since and it still has the same problem. I know that they aren't spinning because i placed them in a certain position before i ran the test run. They


I'm thinking like you're thinking, that it's something affecting the water pressure, but you've done everything in the upper section, so the problem must be from below, unless you have a leak somewhere you haven't noticed and are losing pressure beca ... LG 24 in. LDF 7811 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

Asko D3120 I have resolved the problem of pum always running by tilting the dishwasher but now I have a new problem of the pump not draining the water in the bottom of the dishwasher. I thought it was clogged so I removed the screen and filters but did not stick my hand in the hole to clean... I used the plunger for at least 30 mins. Then I tried to pour a little CLR because I have hard water. NOTHING please help me


In the bottom where the filter are, you can see a yellow 'thing'. Remove this and stick one finger in an try to rotate the pump wing. Try to remove particals that is blocking the pump.\015\012Or there is something in the drain hose. Try to drai ... Asko 24 in. D3120 Dishwasher

I have the two drawer dishwasher. It's about 10 years old. The top drawer continues to work OK but for the last three attempts when I run the bottom drawer water gets out into the drip pan below and gives the F1 signal. I can dry the drip pan out and clear the F1 signal so the top drawer works. But running the bottom drawer causes water to leak again with the resultant F1 signal. There is very little water in the bottom drawer (just a little in the filter bowl) so I think the pump is pumping


Hi,Unless you keep using the wrong detergent or keep putting dishes that \015\012are to tall in there. i would have to say your actuators ar bad and its \015\012not letting the lid go down to seal it all the time.There is no adjustment. Y ... Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

The water doesn't always drain. Sometimes there is an inch or 2 in bottom. This has just recently been noticed. There is nothing clogging the filter and the float is unobstructed.


Hello there:you may want to check out the drain lines and then check out the extractor pump to see if it is starting to fail also if the timer is working and you can hear it go into the drain mode than definatly have the drain pump che ... KitchenAid KUDI24SE Built-in Dishwasher

The dishwasher top drawer is leaking all over the floor during the cycle. When the top drawer is running, It fills up the the bottom of bottom drawer with water also and then neither drawer drains completely. The water is a light brown color after a wash and often half the soap is left in the dispenser.


Fisher and Paykel design a air gap kit to prevent the water back flowing to the other while one is running. it really works and worth of your money.\015\012You need to change the lid seal and a pair of actuators from the top drawer. Because of the ... Fisher and Paykel DD605SS Stainless Steel Dishwasher

I have a Kitchen Aid KUDS03CTSS3 dishwasher. Dirty water is staying at the bottom and nothing comes out the drain hose during the entire cycle. The drain hose is looped above the kitchen P-trap, although for a time it wasn't. I use a wet vac to get the water out but there is still water below the fine filter. I thought if I could get the fine filter off, I could clean out the bottom as I think that it's full of crud down there that may be blocking things. I can't figure out how to get the l


Hi,Thanks for the follow up. I am glad it worked out for you. If I can Help in the future let me know. http://www.fixya.com/support/c64627-kitchen_aid ... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDP02FR Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher will not drain there is a bunch of water in the bottom. Tried running it through the cycle to make it drain out but still nothing just water in the bottom. Checked the sink and garbarge disposal to see if anything was blocking it or clogging it up but got nothing. Any suggestions?


Most likely a bad drain valve solenoid.\015\012It is attached to the side of the motor.\015\012The GE solenoids tend to burn out. ... GE Dishwashers

The bottom arm does not throw out enough water, short streams. Water dowes not reach soap despenser. Leaves soap in compartment but lid is open. Dishes are not comming clean. Is there a filter or sosmething I need to clean, and what about the water? thank you


To start do a superficial checkup to ensure that the spray arm nozzles are not clogged , and ensure that the arm is running if you spin it with your hand.\015\012\015\012Also ensure that sufficient water is getting into the machine through the ... Dishwashers

My dishwasher has stopped cleaning plates properly. It makes everything wet but at the end of the cycle the detergent block is half dissolved at the bottom. I have just run a cycle and opened the door during this. The bottom is full of soap suds and water and the top spray bar is dripping water after I open the door but when I close and then reopen a few secs later the top spray bar has definetly not rotated. The water is also not hot, this dishwasher is a cold fed only machine so I guess the el


Hi, \012 \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms onli ... Zanussi 18 in. ZSF4123 Slim-Line Free-standing Dishwasher

Have Fisher-Paykel DD603 double-drawer dishwasher. Top drawer motor making loud noise. )Bottom drawer fine.) Still seems to wash and definitely pumps water but sounds like a "motor with a broken belt." Checked filter and rotating spray arm - no problems. (Found a little broken glass in filter; could be very old.) Suggestions?


If glass has gotten past the screen and into the pump, you may have a pcs. logged in the pump housing.\015\012Best way to correct this, is to remove the pump inlet and outlet lines and flush out with a water hose.\015\012Keep ... Dishwashers

This is the 2nd time I've had problems with my dish drawer. After I cleaned the filter and replaced it, I had standing water on the bottom of the drawer. The last time this happened, I had someone come to repair it - ended up it was me. I didn't put it together properly. This time I did the same thing I was told to do. I still have the standing water. What should I do. By the way, the coils are not kinked in the back either. Can you please give me some advice? Please respond to me at F


Unfortunately I have to respond to you through this post per policy of fixya.com. This s to ensure we have a visibility on the quality of the solution and also allow other consultants to help if necessary.\015\012\015\012Water standing a ... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in Dishwasher

My Bosch Classixx is not filling with water and no sound of the pump trying to work either. I fiddled around with it as it was not cleaning bowls properly on the bottom shelf - plates and cutlery were fine! Think I might have disturbed the round dome thing - is this the "float switch"? There is also about an inch in the bottom of the filter area which I have cleaned out of gunk but still with water there. Any ideas please!


Hi, \012 \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms onli ... Bosch 24 in. SGS43C12 Classixx Free-Standing Dishwasher

Our Kenmore dishwasher 665.1726 doesnt seem to be cleaning as well. LAst time this happened a serviceperson cleaned out a filter where food debris had clogged the water flow. We were able to take off the bottom wash arm but couldn't figure out how to get the filter off (there are 4 screws holding it in place and one is under the plastic arm that caries water to the sprayer.


I had the same problem!\015\012\015\012The arm WILL come off....you have to pull the screen off. ... Kenmore 24 in. 15689 Built-in Dishwasher

I have error E:15 with a flashing water tap sign - I've tried the following: a) Clean filter at the bottom - now flushes out with b) remove power - return power c) remove and clean fiter for incoming water at a sort of valve Nothing! when I attach power it continues to flush out (even without water) if I put water in it evacuates without problems. The tap does supply water I've check and with more than sufficent flow and pressure! ...Help .....Thanks Gary


Hello Gary,\015\012\015\012You didn't specify the brand or model number of the dishwasher, but I suspect it's a Bosch, in which case the E:15 error with the flashing tap sign and the drain pump running continuously means the anti-flood pr ... Dishwashers

Water won't drain, Soap Door open with soap still there and stops running at Plate Warmer cycle


Reset the washer manually. Close the machine, and slowly advance the timer till you here the fill valve start. Then let it do it's thing ... GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher

I have been negligent in not cleaning out the filters and after the unit more or less stopped, I pulled the two filters finding them full of what looked like soap scum. I cleaned them best I could (but noticed the inner filter still had most of the small holes blocked) Started the unit and it cleaned alright for a couple of days. Last night after running a load all the water did not empty from the bottom of the tub? Any suggestion on what wrong? Bought the unit on 1/19/05. Thanks


Hi\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012Thanks\015\012for using FixYa. Dishwasher not draining properly or not draining at all issues\015\012can arise due to different reasons ... Bosch 24 in. SHX46A02 / SHX46A06 Built-in Dishwasher

Kitchenaid dishwasher - small pieces of food are left on otherwise clean dishes. Water level comes to about 1 inch below heater coil. I ran it without dishes (or soap) and added about a quart of water so that level came to about 1/4 inch below heater and that's when I noticed food pieces on drain surfaces (nylon filter under bottom spray arm unit and circular plastic "trap" surrounding it). Spray arms holes are clear and water is hot.


It sounds as if you figured the solution out. The holes in the spray arm(s) get plugged by small debris, (tooth picks, seeds, bits of plastic like candy wrappers, etc) and the water does not reach the dishes to wash and rinse effective ... Dishwashers

I have a hotpoint dishwasher model# HDA1000G00WH. until recently never noticed rinsed water not drained after washing/rinse cycle completed. water level just above the drain cover. i removed the cover to see if i might find something clogging the drain screen but found nothing. i removed the plastic water "return" line & it was not plugged. thinking about pulling the dishwasher out, disconnect the plastic line connected to the bottom of the dishwasher, then remove the "bowel-like" container wher


Take out the pump. You should find a broken rubber flapper indide blocking the outlet tube. Cheap to repair. ... Hotpoint 24 in. HDA3740G Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

I have model DU810SWPU3 Whirlpool dishwasher that is 1 yr old. Plastic dishes appear to have a film on them when cycle is complete. The water also seems to drain slowly. I assume that what appears to be the filter needs to cleaned but I'm not sure how to remove it to clean it. Is the plastic area with all of the square holes on the bottom of the appliance the filter? That part is what seems to be clogged. Thanks!


The problem is hard water. There is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system. It filters the water before it enters your dishwasher. It works amazing and has a money back guarantee. You will love the ... Tappan 18 in. MDR251RE Built-in Dishwasher

Smeg diswasher model numbe4r DF612SDX. Just coming up for two years old, various codes re error messages. E2, E5, E8. We have taken off the front panel where the buttons are - nothing obvious. We have taken the bottom off and tried to locate a reset button, but can't find one. We have cleared all the filters inside and checked the water intake and the filter there. Out of ideas, can anybody else suggest what we can try?


Any signs or sounds on the machine you here when the problem occur? ... Dishwashers

Is there a filter that might be clogged in a maytag mdb7100awb dishwasher ? after mine is run there is still detergent (which is barely damp) in the dispenser, and the dishes are not clean. i'm thinking that there is not enough water force to blow it out. also, when it sits idle there is water standing in the bottom (which gets quite odiferous).


Solution #1\015\012posted on Jun 26, 2008\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Dishwashers
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.a-wash.org || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1672 seconds