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F & P GW608U Error

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G'day

We have an 8 year old Fisher and Paykel GW608U, when you switch it on to do a wash, the lights on the panel illuminate normally for 10 seconds or so then it switches itself off.  Is this worth repairing ( IE cost of replacement parts) or are we better off to cut our losses and seek a new machine? 

Thanks folks

jbk

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Do you start the wash, then it switches off?  Or does it not start the wash and then switch off?  And does it make any noises  before it switches off? 

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Hi

The machine is switched at the power switch - normal flickering of lights and series of beeps.  Once a wash is selected - ( any wash we've tried all combinations - hot, cold, short, long, spin) it starts the cycle for a few seconds then it loses all power, and switches itself off.

 

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jbk

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It sound like the motor controller is faulty, but 2 things to check if you have a multimeter, unplug th w/m, remove the switch panel by removing the 2 screws on the back and check the inlet valves( around 65 ohms each) and remove the 5 wire, red, yellow, blue, brown, white plug from the controller.  Across any sequence of the r, y, b wires it should read the same.  If neither of these is a problem then it is probably the controller.  Check with local parts agent on price, F&P p/n 426204p, or  you can possibly get rebuilt one for less than the price of a F&P. Good luck!!:)

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