20 Most Recent Fisher and Paykel (IWL12) Questions & Answers


Hi blow down the hose that the waste water comes out of, it may be blocked

Fisher and... | Answered on Sep 06, 2018


From memory these have a lid switch which is activated by a hidden magnet in the lid on the R H side, take the two bungs out at the front and undo the two screws which are located at the top front of the machine under the lid,lift top up as far as it will go and look undeneath the top,you will see two wire going to a small unit there is one screw undo and pull away to see the switch if swollen or white ish thats your problem,as temporary repair you cut it off and join the two wires together tape them up and try machine

Fisher and... | Answered on Apr 21, 2018


machine needs to be resized if fault still exists after that then faulty computer module

Fisher and... | Answered on Apr 21, 2018


bad pump or hose blocked

Fisher and... | Answered on Mar 25, 2018


It won't spin until all the water is drained out. The drain pump may be blocked or faulty. Fix the drain pump fault first then deal with the filling issue. They will not be related.

Fisher and... | Answered on Jun 27, 2017


It has put itself into the display mode (used in shop displays) Try turning power off and unplug from the wall outlet for a couple of minutes. Plug back in and see if it has come back to normal. If not then either the display board or the main board will need to be replaced. Get a service tech out to check which one is faulty.

Fisher and... | Answered on May 13, 2017


Hi just read your posting.Now Error code 136 means you have a motor stall fault.This means the motor controller cannot start the motor turning.Has your machine been noisy on spin?The things that cause this fault are,seized or faulty bearings, wiring to the motor faulty,faulty motor,faulty rotor position sensor, or faulty motor controller.Do you have or can borrow an electrical test meter ?If the answer is yes I can guide you throe the testing of the components to track this fault done.Please reply with additional information about the spin cycle and if you can get a meter and I will help you further.

Fisher and... | Answered on Jun 30, 2015


You will need to replace the "cold water valve" with this part.

Fisher and... | Answered on Mar 13, 2015


For the F&P machine.
Check the circuit board fuse. I had my machine do exactly the same thing. Just wouldn't power up at all, no lights, nothing.
The fuse is on the circuit board a small round red unit, with T1.6A250V written on the top.
Remove the 2 screws securing the control panel. Inside there is a grey plastic box. This houses your circuit board. You will need to have a multi meter and a soldering iron to replace this component.

Fisher and... | Answered on Oct 16, 2014


have you checked the fuse in the plug? try replacing it, or plugging into another wall socket, also check the actual socket it is plugged into works by plugging something else into it. If none of the above works then looks like you have a problem... first check would be to turn off the power at the wall and check the whole power cable from start to end looking for any splits or possible kinks or areas where a mouse or rat could have chewed it perhaps...

Fisher and... | Answered on Jul 10, 2014


Unplug, wait a few minutes then plug back in to reset.

Fisher and... | Answered on Jun 06, 2014


CODE 12: Flood protection error.

If the water valves are on contiuousy, check that the valves
turn off mechanicaly (remove power from smart drive.

Secondary source: check the pump for blockage and drain hose
for correct height and kinking

Fisher and... | Answered on May 31, 2014

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