Fisher Paykel Dryer Troubleshooting

The tables on the page describe the symptoms you can see and actions you may need to perform in Fisher Paykel dryer troubleshooting. If you encounter a beeping problem and stopping the dryer work, you can find here several different causes and possible solutions.

If your dryer is not heating or takes a longer time than usual to dry, there are some additional descriptions and helping questions which can give you the idea about what has happened. There are recommendations for AeroSmart, AeroSense, DE6060P1 and other models. Most of the problems are solved easily, but for some of them you should address to Fisher Paykel service center.

Fisher Paykel AeroSmart Dryer Troubleshooting

Problem Solution
Machine is beeping and... LID LOCKED light is flashingClose the lid and press START/PAUSE.
If the lid is already closed, open the lid and close it again, then press START/PAUSE.
Disconnect from the power (either by unplugging the dryer or turning off the circuit breaker that supplies it). Wait 10 seconds, reconnect and try turning it on again
Machine is beeping and... TIME DRY 20 MINUTE light is flashingThe machine is unable to close the drum due to clothes interfering with the closing mechanism. Remove any articles that are interfering with the drum door and dry these in the next load.
Is your load higher than the top of the lint bucket? Remove some articles and dry these in the next load
Pressing POWER does not turn the dryer onIs the electrical cord plugged in? If not plug the cord in.
If there is a switch, is it switched on?
Could your household power supply be at fault? (If your plug is suitable, try plugging another electrical appliance into the same outlet).
Check your house circuit breakers and fuses. If they are at fault contact an electrician
Dryer does not heatIs the dryer set to the AIR DRY cycle?
Is the gas turned on? (Gas/LPG dryers only).
Has the dryer progressed to COOLING. (Check the Progress lights).
If the problem persists call for service
Clothes are still wet/dampIs the dryer set on DAMP?
Try selecting a higher dryness level.
Is the drum warm? If not, is the dryer set to the AIR DRY cycle?
If you have a gas dryer, is the gas turned on? Is your LPG bottle empty?
Try drying similar weight clothes together.
If the problem persists call for service
Pressing START/PAUSE does not start the dryerIs the lid open? Shut the lid and press START/PAUSE.
Is the service light (spanner icon) flashing? Contact you Fisher & Paykel Service Agent
Dryer is taking a long time to dryIs the lint bucket full? If so empty it to improve performance.
Is the airflow system free from obstruction?
If you have a gas dryer, is the gas turned on? Is your LPG bottle empty?
Has the dryer been vented correctly? Is the venting distance too great?
Is the machine over-loaded?
Have heavyweight items been separated from lightweight items?
Are the clothes very wet when they are removed from the washing machine? Increase your washer's spin speed.
Are you using the AIR DRY cycle?
Dryer keeps stopping and startingYour dryer has a reverse action tumble. When it changes direction it will pause momentarily and will start again in the opposite direction, this is normal.
Has WRINKLE FREE been selected?

Fisher Paykel DE6060P1 Dryer Troubleshooting

ProblemCauseExplanation / Suggestion
Machine does not switch on, or the programme does not startThe product may not have been plugged in, or turned onMake sure the power cord is plugged in and machine is turned on
Door is not closed properlyEnsure that the loading door is properly closed
Programme may not have been setCheck the programme has been selected
Start/Pause button may not have been pressedEnsure Start/Pause button has been pressed
Laundry is still wet at the end of cycleThe filter may need cleaningClean filter after each load
The machine may be overloadedCheck the load does not exceed the maximum capacity for the product
The programme has been selected is not correctSelect a suitable programme according to programme chart
The laundry before being loaded into machine is not spun dryDo not put in laundry which is still dripping wet or has excess water
Drying process takes too longThe filter may need cleaningClean filter after each load
Programme has been interrupted without any causeThe loading door may be ajar.Ensure the loading door is properly closed
The power supply may have been cut off to the machineEnsure there is no power failure, check the power cord is plugged in

Fisher Paykel DE60F60EW1 Dryer Troubleshooting

ProblemCauseExplanation / Suggestion
Drying process takes too long.The filter cover and filter drawer may need cleaning.Check the filter cover and filter drawer are free of lint. Clean if required.
Laundy is still wet at the end of the drying cycle.The filter cover and filter drawer may need cleaning.Check the filter cover and filter drawer are free of lint. Clean if required.
The machine may be overloaded.Check that the load does not exceed the maximum capacity for the product.
Machine does not switch on, or the programme does not start.The product may not have been plugged in, or turned on.Make sure the power cord is plugged in, and machine is turned on.
The loading door may be ajar.Ensure that the loading door is properly closed.
Programme may not have been set, or the START/PAUSE/CANCEL button may not have been pressed.Check the programme has been selected and that it is not in pause mode.
Childproof lock may have been activated.Deactivate the childproof lock.
Programme has been interruptedThe loading door may be ajar.Ensure the loading door is properly closed.
without any cause.The power supply may have been cut off to the machine.Check the power cord is plugged in. Press START/ PAUSE/ CANCEL button to start the programme.
Laundry has shrunk, become felted, or deteriorated.A programme not suitable for the type of laundry may have been used.Dry only the laundry which is suitable for drying in your machine after checking the care label on your clothes. Select a programme with a suitable low temperature for the laundry type.
END/WRINKLE GUARD LED flashes.The 2-hour wrinkle free programme to prevent laundry from creasing might have been activated.Turn off the machine and remove the load.
END/WRINKLE GUARD LED is on.Programme has come to an end.Turn off the machine and remove the load.
The DRYING LED flashes.A heat sensor failure has occurred. Machine ends the programme without heating.Turn off the machine and remove the load. Call a Fisher & Paykel Authorised Repairer.

Fisher Paykel DE62T27GW1 Dryer Troubleshooting

Problem Solution
Machine is beeping and... AUTO SENSING light is flashing (your dryer is still running)This light indicates there is an airflow restriction and your clothes will take longer to dry.
Possible reasons for the airflow restriction could include:
Your lint bucket is too full. Remove the lint from the lint bucket, then run the dryer on any
cycle for a few minutes with no load to remove any lint still trapped in the dryer. Empty the lint
bucket again.
Check the exhaust system. The ducting could be restricted, squashed or blocked. Is the piping
bent, kinked or clogged? Does it need to be cleaned?
Machine is beeping and... LID LOCKED light is flashingClose the lid and press START/PAUSE.
If the lid is already closed, open the lid and close it again, then press START/PAUSE.
Disconnect from the power (either by unplugging the dryer or turning off the circuit breaker
that supplies it). Wait 10 seconds, reconnect and try turning it on again
Machine is beeping and... TIME DRY 20 MINUTE light is flashingThe machine is unable to close the drum due to clothes interfering with the closing
mechanism. Remove any articles that are interfering with the drum door and dry these in the
next load.
Is your load higher than the top of the lint bucket? Remove some articles and dry these in the
next load
Pressing POWER does not turn the dryer onIs the electrical cord plugged in? If not plug the cord in.
If there is a switch, is it switched on?
Could your household power supply be at fault? (If your plug is suitable, try plugging another
electrical appliance into the same outlet).
Check your house circuit breakers and fuses. If they are at fault contact an electrician
Dryer does not heatIs the dryer set to the AIR DRY cycle?
Is the gas turned on? (Gas/LPG dryers only)
Has the dryer progressed to COOL DOWN. (Check the Progress lights).
If the problem persists call for service
Clothes are still wet/dampIs the dryer set on DAMP?
Try selecting a higher dryness level.
Is the drum warm? If not, is the dryer set to AIR DRY?
If you have a gas dryer, is the gas turned on? Is your LPG bottle empty?
Try drying similar weight clothes together.
If the problem persists call for service
Pressing START/PAUSE does not start the dryerIs the lid open? Shut the lid and press START/PAUSE.
Is there a fault displayed on the panel?
Dryer is taking a long time to dryIs the lint bucket full? If so empty it to improve performance.
Is the airflow system free from obstruction?
Has the dryer been vented correctly? Is the venting distance too great?
If you have a gas dryer, is the gas turned on? Is your LPG bottle empty?
Is the machine over-loaded?
Have heavyweight items been separated from lightweight items?

Fisher Paykel DE8060P Dryer Troubleshooting

PROBLEMPOSSIBLE CAUSESWHAT TO DO
Dryer is not draining.Drain hose not connected to the water tank.Ensure the drain hose is connected correctly
Water tank not in place correctly.Ensure water tank is properly in place.
Drain hose or drain blocked or damaged.Check drain hose (if connected) and drain for blockages or damage.
Clothes getting too hot or damaged.Cycle selected not appropriated for the load.Ensure the cycle selected is appropriate for items in the load.
Items removed from dryer before the end of cycle cool down had finished.Removing items before cool down may damage clothing if it is not spread out and exposed to air to cool once removed from the dryer.
Dryer is beeping, displaying unfamiliar light patterns and/ or a message on the digital display.Dryer is experiencing a fault.Try turning the dryer off and waiting 30 seconds before turning it back on.
Small puddle of water coming from under the machine.Water tank not correctly in place.Ensure the water tank is correctly in place.
Water tank may need to be emptied.Empty the water tank.
Water tank may be damaged.Check the water tank for any signs of damage.
Drain hose may not be attached properly at the machine end.Ensure the drain hose is attached properly.
Drain hose could be damaged.Check the drain hose for damage.
Drain hose has slipped out of the drain.Ensure the drain hose is securely fixed in place. Sometimes drain hoses can move or get displaced, which may lead to water draining onto the floor.
Drain may be blocked.Check the drain for any blockages.
Dryer door not closing properly, affecting the seal.Ensure the dryer door is closed properly and there is nothing obstructing the door opening.
Cycle time longer than usual.Cycle time may be affected by a number of factors and is approximate.Cycle time is affected by the size and composition of the load, how wet/dry the load was to begin with, the environmental conditions the dryer is operating in, cycle options selected, sensing while drying and any interruptions during the cycle.
Small amount of water in the drum at end of cycle.Water tank needs to be emptied.Empty the water tank.
Environmental conditions may be affecting dryer operation.If conditions are particularly hot and humid, it is possible vaporised water may re-condense in the drum or on the inside of the door.
Noises.Dryer is overloaded.Remove some items from the dryer.
Dryer is experiencing a fault.Continuous beeping or a musical series of beeps with a message displayed on digital display.
Beeps signalling the end of a drying cycle.End of cycle beeps can be turned off
Vibration.Dryer is not installed on a stable surface.Ensure the dryer is installed on a flat, stable surface.
Dryer is not level.Ensure the dryer is correctly levelled.
Dryer is overloaded.Remove some items from the dryer.
Creasing.Cycle selection not appropriate for the load.Select the ‘Easy Iron’ cycle to minimise creasing.
Dryer is overloaded.Remove some items from the dryer.
‘Dry Temp* and/or 'Dryness Level’ selected too hot/too long for load type.Try selecting a lower ‘Dry Temp’ and 'Dryness Level’.
‘Wrinkle Free’ option not selected.Select the ‘Wrinkle Free’ option to rotate the load at the end of the drying cycle.
Wet items left sitting in the dryer for a long period before starting the cycle.Try not to leave wet items sitting in the dryer for long periods.

Fisher Paykel AeroSense Dryer Troubleshooting

Problem Solution
Pressing POWER or setting the timer does not turn the machine onIs the electrical cord plugged in?
Is the power switched on at the wall?
Is the door securely closed?
Is the dial pushed in?
Could your household power supply be at fault? Try plugging in another electrical appliance.
Make sure the timer is not in the OFF position
Clothes are still dampTry selecting a higher dryness level.
Very small loads in the AeroSense™ dryer may under-dry. Increase the load size.
Pressing START/PAUSE does not start the AeroSense™ dryer.
Try pressing START/PAUSE again.
Has the KEY LOCK been set?
Dryer is taking a long time to dryIs the lint filter clean?
Is the airflow system free from obstruction?
The AeroSense™ dryer keeps stopping and starting.
Has WRINKLE FREE been turned on?
The AeroSense™ dryer is beeping and the pattern of lights is unfamiliarTurn the dryer off at the wall. Wait 15 seconds and turn it back on. Press POWER and restart dryer