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Fisher & paykel smart drive aw085u wont fill with cold water but does fill with hot water the hose is not blocked check it. please help.

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  • katie Apr 28, 2012

    I had this problem a while ago - as the hot water is working it sounds like it is the cold water inlet valve. If you are like me and do lots of cold washes that is why it is worn out and not working. The valves are really easy to replace, you can buy them on ebay for around $30

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The cold solenoid is faulty

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My F & Paykel washer did this. There was a baby sock under the wash basin. I called for repairman and he found the problem.

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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It sounds like you have a faulty Out of Balance Micro switch(the machine now thinks it's always out of balance) you'll find this under the motor controller module (main computer module) in the top of the machine on the righthand side. Anymore questions feel free to ask. cheers

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Fisher & Paykel Washine Machine is filling up hot and not cold?

As nice as these machines are, I've read bad things about Fisher & Paykel reliability. It sounds to me like you have a bad solenoid.

FYI, you should leave the water lines on (both hot and cold) all the time, no need to shut them off unless you're unhooking the machine to move it or work on it. The machine should control the temperature itself.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

SOURCE: fisher & paykel smart drive 601, power to board, won't fill

If it isn/t doing anything at all it could be a faulty start switch on the display panel. Also make sure you can hear an audible click when you open and close the lid. The lid switch on a 601 is actuated on the right hand back of lid adjust as required. Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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Make sure there is voltage going to the valve solenoids. That is what opens up and lets water into the washer. You will have to open up the top of the washer control. The valve assembly is where the hoses screw in the back. I don't have the technical on it but most likely should be 120V. Sometimes the valve goes bad and won't open up.

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